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Even though we are trying really hard to make this plan as precise as possible, it is still just a plan. It can change at any moment. It is not recommended to depend on any features in this roadmap. The roadmap is driven by the priorities given to us by platform subscribers. There are also other things that can influence the roadmap, such as unexpected maintenance work, surge in support effort, security issues and so on. The roadmap is dynamic, and even the plan for currently-developer release may change as late as few weeks before release.

Even if a feature is already marked as SUBSCRIPTION, it does not mean that it will be developed precisely as planned. The plan can still change. Subscriber that is sponsoring this feature may re-prioritize. The scope may change to adapt to subscriber's changed requirements. Or we may negotiate planning changes with that subscriber and the feature may be re-planned. The only reliable way how to make sure that you can depend on this plan is to secure a platform subscription and set your own priorities and dates for the features that you depend on.

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Sponsored Features and

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Platform Subscription 
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Each midPoint release has a reserved capacity for

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platform subscribers’ features.

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midPoint is an open source product

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developed by

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expert developers. This approach brings unique combination of software freedom and quality.

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Though the fact midPoint being open source, engaging full time expert development team needs sustained funding. This funding comes from midPoint subscriptions.

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midPoint subscribers requiring premium support package activate Platform subscription. They may use it for requiring specific features to be placed on the roadmap

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and developed in the product. Once active Platform subscription is in place, based on the agreement with particular customer reflecting availability feature gets its particular roadmap slot.  

Alternatively, customers with active Product support can leverage sponsored features to get required feature. Following the fact Platform subscribers help us to fund midPoint continually in a long term, their requirements get precedence ahead of customers with sponsored features.

As a consequence, subscriber feature slots cannot be filled in by community feature requests otherwise midPoint development funding would be at risk.

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Therefore if you depend on a specific roadmap feature please consider purchasing midPoint

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Platform subscription and use

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it to

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ensure the feature is placed on the roadmap.

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The privilege to influence midPoint roadmap is included only in some of midPoint subscription programs. Platform subscription offering is designed especially for this purpose.

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