Originally Posted by thibotus01
it's always start like this before becoming much expansive.
, I explained that ISPConfig 3 will continue to be free. And I also explained why it's necessary to charge for the manual - we hope that this will allow us to employ a full-time developer for ISPConfig from which you and all other users will benefit because development will be much faster, new features can be implemented faster, we can provide better and faster support, etc. Right now, there are two main developers, Till and me, and we invest lots of time each day in answering emails, phone calls, forum posts, writing tutorials, doing administrative things, etc., before we even find time to develop ISPConfig - if there's any time left at all, and all this support is free for our users. And besides all these activities, I managed to write the manual which took me nearly six months, and now we give it away for almost nothing. I don't understand why it is so hard to understand for some parts of the Open-Source community that we have to earn money to pay bills. Would you want to work for us full-time without being paid?
5 EUR per manual will not make us rich, if that is your concern...