Not everyone pirates open source software. Time isn't free, and some of us respect that. I would have been happy to purchase plugins a year ago before I moved to mods. Edit: A few times a month I purchase some OpenCart extensions, even if there are free alternatives ones available. Usually the reason I do is because paid extensions are much more stable and usually update to the latest OpenCart much sooner. It is all about having the right tool for the job. tl;dr Richard Stallman is a cool guy, but that doesn't mean the quality of my work (IRL job, not minecraft) is crap because I get a paycheck.