Hi, We are a software publisher known mostly for a single product. Sure, occasionally we produce other products, but there's one cash-cow we always return to. We tell people it's better every time we release a new version, but we know that nobody really believes that. We certainly don't.
We allow modifications and additions to our software, up to a point, but when we can no longer monetize them, or they threaten our longer-term strategies, well... sometimes you have to make unpopular decisions. This is OUR product, after all, and although we encourage people to use and even EXTEND our platforms, when your products threatens our revenue streams... well, we just have to put a stop to that.
We hold no ill will towards developers who wish to use our platform in the way in which we intended. We're just trying to spread software diversity, without decreasing competition in the marketplace. I mean, heaven forbid there would be only one company supplying what you need.