To Open Source or Not?

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A while ago I wrote an NTBI GFS fuel system for ACS, I wrote it for my cars and trucks because I refused to buy the only publicly available scripts (I won’t go into detail but lets just say, I’m not buying scripts from that vendor again.) NTBI GFS is a fuel system mostly for RP, my scripts interface an ACS vehicle with an NTBI fuel pump, and consists of a script for the car and a fuel gauge HUD.

I’m not making cars and trucks anymore, so the scripts are just sitting in my inventory. I thought I could sell them, but the scripts in their current form require editing for each vehicle - yes I could move the settings to a notecard or something, but I can’t be bothered.

The other thing I could do is make them free and opensource - but my experience with opensourcing LSL scripts is less than optimal. Sure there are plenty of people who respect the spirit of it but there are also plenty of people who try to rip off unsuspecting creators by bundling free scripts and selling them for crazy prices.

So I guess they’ll continue to sit in my inventory, which is a shame, as I don’t really have the time or energy to field support questions and police the marketplace for a free product.