License vs spigot rules ?

Discussion in 'Spigot Discussion' started by cocoraid, Jan 26, 2020.

  1. Hey I would like to release a premium plugin using citizens as depency.
    However this is against spigot rules:
    • Resources must not depend on other premium resources.

    And here is author's answer:

    And I can see some other plugin using citizens without question:
    https://www.spigotmc.org/resources/robbery-bank-heists-store-robberies-more-1-12-1-15.62739/

    So what's your opinion for this topic.
    Thank's !
     
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  3. Citizens does provide a free link on that page:

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    I can't see this being a big issue. But you are probably better off to ask a staff member.
     
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  4. I would hope that a member answers me here :)
    And I want to be sure because I have been striked several times for less than that lol
     
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  5. FrostedSnowman

    Resource Staff

    I’d say all is well, and it’s fine to use it. In this case, the “premium” aspect is only being harnessed to use the download button as a mere donation button. The plugin itself is free for public download, so I don’t see any rule violation here.

    I guess the rules could be slightly refactored to be less ambiguous in cases where premium aspect isn’t being used as it’s intended to be used.
     
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  6. I would like to assume that the rule you linked means premium resource A is released, then you want to release premium resource B which is dependent on resource A. This wouldn't be allowed - though that may be some exeptions that were grandfathered in like token enchantments if that's still relevant today. As Citizens is a public resource, you ought to be fine.