So…what do you think if we start talking l about, or just related to GDevelop’s online build service?
Well, if it’s getting uploaded to gd.games, have the verify platform extension so no one can steal your game
I’m also wondering if the service building executables is powered with just given tools from others and some scripts
or it’s that the GDevelop company or something does not share the ways to self-host only the auto-build server alone, so that they take monopoly position on this so that they gotta monetize more and more, instead of merely reducing to even zero workload on them or their [probably AWS] servers, or giving people more flexibility or freedom, or benefits - and we gotta remind or know that setting apps ourselves necessary to self-host for ourselves and even others, is quite difficult, just like self-hosting WordPress or even making a second WordPress.com on our mere local machine(s), even alone - or making more foundations to consolidate graphical or text-based development, to eliminate more to zero needs of having to use command lines [if you can know what I’m talking about]
now I wonder, what if the FSF confronts or merely encounters GDevelop
I am going to assume some of the more accusational tones are due to some type of translating error.
does not share the ways to self-host only the auto-build server alone
GDev HAS shown ways to self-host and build the applications beyond using their build server.
Windows, Mac, Linus: Publish your game to Windows, macOS and Linux manually using Electron and Electron Builder - GDevelop documentation
HTML5 (Web): Manually export your game as a HTML5 game on your computer - GDevelop documentation
Android, IOS: Publish your game to Android and iOS manually using Cordova - GDevelop documentation
They don’t charge for the use of the software, it’s open source and they provided ways for us to build for free…
gotta monetize more and more
They provide 2 free builds per day ON THEIR build server and anything beyond that requires a subscription. Pretty darn fair.
Just like self-hosting WordPress or even making a second WordPress.com on our mere local machine(s), even alone - or making more foundations to consolidate graphical or text-based development, to eliminate more to zero needs of having to use command lines
If you don’t want to use the manual way of building which involves command lines, use the built graphical option in the editor.
If you need export more then 2 builds a day, pay for a subscription.
If you don’t want to pay or can’t pay, then stick to the 2 day limit or look into other alternatives.
what if the FSF confronts or merely encounters GDevelop
What has FSF got to do with anything? GDevelop is open source… the encounter would go something like this.
FSF: Hello Mr Gdevelop we stand for “the freedom to run, edit, contribute to, and share the software”
Gdevelop: Cool, same. All our code is on Github and can be freely modified and contributed to.
FSF: TALLY HO, HAVE THY A GOOD DAY SIR
Hope this answered some of your questions.
Yeah okay, oh also we can use even some IDEs with text editors then make them execute commands in Electron and Cordova with Capacitor
[Forgot, well gonna think about: what they did keep as proprietary with trade secret, besides analytics]