krreed wrote: The big studio should pay $200 a month, the gig musician and a home hobbyist $5.
Punishing professional people won't help a hobbyist.
There are reasons some people achieve excellence,
and reasons why some people barely attain mediocrity.
You can't verify which type of customer is happier with their purchase,
or know what results any customer expects from a purchase.
There are people who became pros almost by accident,
and people who burned out, having given their all, to no avail.
And still it's unknown to outsiders which of them
sleeps the best at night, and goes through the day
with the most happiness and peace.
Pricing identical tools higher because someone uses them
better and/or more often, is absurd.
Using your math, a $5 coffee or sandwich
would be $1.25 for an employee and $50 for the person
holding the venue's franchise. Now there's a business model...
But feel free to run your own business as you see fit.
Give it your best shot. Seattle Washington tried
mandatory fairness, resulting in closed businesses,
layoffs, and investments in robotic employees whose idea
of fairness is a little oil on the