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A bag of chips sells for the same price, but a custom design or module does not. You don’t pay 50 million dollars when you buy a phone to cover the cost of all of the research and development it took to produce it.

If you develop a custom CMS, you don’t charge every client you have the total cost to create that CMS, because then nobody would buy it.

You can look to these very forums for an example. Chris paid a company that specializes in Vanilla forum customizations to help out with a few things. That same company then released (with Chris’ permission) the code that they created into the public so that anyone can use it.