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re: That's twisting the words of the license. If you're continuing to use it for personal use, you're not evaluating it. You're breaking the license ag...

You can, but then you can also break into someone's house and steal their RAM chips, if you really want to.

Whoa, I've just mentioned it. You can use it for a free evaluation, but once you start using it for work then it becomes an ethic issue. I've used a free version while I was learning javascript before VSCode was even on the horizon, had no 80$ bucks to spare for something like this then.

But today, when I'm actually making money from my work, I'm using Webstorm and paying for its license. There is no excuse, especially for us developers, to use pirated software when most of us can afford it and support fellow developers.

Quite. I'm big on sticking to license agreements these days (though I may have been less enthusiastic when I was a kid) because if you think it's fair to use winrar forever or to say you've found a "loophole" or something, then you can't expect anyone to treat your own licenses with respect.

True, true ... Basic human nature: I should everything for free, but others must pay (high) for everything I provide. :-)

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