Scriptrunner on enterprise level

Jamie has stated that Scriptrunner will remain free. Anyway I think that in long term this would hurt Scriptrunner as the tool and Jamie along.

So I suggest to distinguish features oriented to the enterprise - and paid. Here are my tips out of head:
- auditing of executed scripts
- controlled/versioned storage/source of scripts
- interoperability/extension points
BTW, there is already early warning for Scripted JQL Functions as a potentionally paid feature.


If accepted by enterprise customers (and the author of course) it would provide backing for free version of Scriptrunner.

So the question is - what do you think it. Would your company pay for such features? Are there other enterprise-oriented features?

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Hey Jozef... thanks for those suggestions for paid extras! ;-)

Just to clarify, I didn't exactly state that scriptrunner will remain free, I said that the core bits will always remain free - partly because it's not hard for someone to copy those bits or write them from scratch. And I don't think such a bifurcation would help anyone. And although I said the core parts will always remain free, I could not guarantee that if I was facing penury and had no other source of income I would not charge for it... but let's hope that never happens.

But, since having that brainwave of partial commercialisation, I haven't moved forward with that plan. I agree with Matthew's point, which is that people would expect support in the form of "write me a function that does X, Y and Z", regardless of what the support agreement said. There really is no limit to the amount of support people could request.

Anyway, please do answer Jozef's question about enterprise features... I would love to know.

Thanks for clarification, I have missed that statement. Disclaimer: "enterprise" features - my company is far, far away from real enterprise, so take is as is.

At least it looks like now, there is no need for them in your swiss-knife tool.

It takes a lot of work to support a product commercially and it's not a decision to take lightly & I respect Jamie for taking this stance. I'd doubt you could do the support while still doing another job. Maybe scope for a commercial partnership but I don't have anything to do with it so my opinion isn't worth anything here.

The way the whole landscape is changing does raise some interesting questions. Where do free, open source products belong in the new Atlassian Connect world? Having to run your own hosting service effectively acts as a blocker to project's like Jamie's.

Opportunities lie ahead for the smart & brave!

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