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Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:01 am Post
azizrahman wrote:That's a little shoddy to be honest. Look, I get Windows and macOS are two different platforms, but they should still be updated at the same time so we don't have to use workarounds to open files written on one platform from another.
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:47 am Post
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:19 pm Post
rdale wrote:Lest Lit & Lat be dinged for the comments or tone of other users, I should point out that Devin is not an employee of the company, he's just another customer like you or me.
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:44 pm Post
bigv wrote:Devin, I am a software developer and manager for 25 years including years of building products and Microsoft and other great companies such as Adobe.
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:30 am Post
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Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:09 am Post
kewms wrote:Would anyone arguing that we should have held the Mac release to wait for the Windows version care to comment on the *decades long* pattern of poor compatibility between the Mac and Windows versions of Microsoft Office? Or the egregious neglect by Apple of the Windows versions of products like iTunes and iCloud?
This ideal world that you are describing in which identical versions roll out across all platforms simultaneously simply doesn't exist.
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:40 am Post
bigv wrote:It does not need to be identical at the same time it only needs to be compatible at the same time and I can guarantee you thousands of small companies do this every release.
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:35 pm Post
lunk wrote:bigv wrote:It does not need to be identical at the same time it only needs to be compatible at the same time and I can guarantee you thousands of small companies do this every release.
You’re missing the point, again!
Version 3 for Mac IS compatible and can read the older format, and can even export in the old format. How do you expect the Windows version 1 to be forward compatible and suddenly be able to read a format that didn’t exist when it was released?
Seriously, can you really list thousands of companies that make forward compatible software, that is able to handle whatever changes may appear in the future? Not even Microsoft can handle that. My old Word version that read and write .doc files can’t handle .docx files.
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