I have been thinking over the past 24 hours what it must be like to be in Six Apart’s office today. As I pondered that I thought back over the past 2 years.
As Movable Type users we have had a pretty great deal, many of us have had essentially free software for the past 2 plus years. I personally donated money to help support their transition from their bedroom office. To see them launch a company realizing in which they now have to pay payroll, electricity, rent, server cost etc.
My initial reaction to the whole licensing issue was wrong and I am going to be a big boy and reverse my initial assessment on the whole deal. The reason I am going to reverse myself is I have tried to put myself in their shoes and have come to the conclusion that they are a young company that is striving hard to do the right thing and possibly underestimated the passion that a lot of us have for this software package.
That being said as I read thru the trackbacks to Mena