Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:40 pm Post
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Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:36 pm Post
Binen wrote:But Windows and Mac files are no longer compatible.
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:38 pm Post
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Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:53 pm Post
It’s frustrating when the company of your favorite tool is silent on release status.
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:08 pm Post
AmberV wrote:It’s frustrating when the company of your favorite tool is silent on release status.
Perhaps what you mean by this comment is that you do not like the answer we give?
We’ve been giving that answer for many years now. As I say there in that post, some don’t like it, but “crickets”?
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:44 pm Post
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:00 pm Post
Dormouse wrote:I had a look last year, and it was obvious that it was a very long way from release ready. iirc I thought probably Q3 this year.
Now I think it is working well enough for me to use, but still has features to add. I'd usually expect to see those features in a beta before release. I'm happy enough with my original guess, and would be very pleased if it were out this quarter.
But I would emphasise that I know nothing about it at all. Just an entirely uninformed guess as a software user.
FWIW I'd like the option to buy it now. Expiry is a very minor inconvenience, but I'd still prefer it not to be there.
At the end of the day, you can either have a fixed date, and uncertain quality level or a fixed quality level and an uncertain date. I'm with the L&L policy on which is the best way to do things.
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:26 pm Post
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:33 pm Post
Dormouse wrote:FWIW I'd like the option to buy it now. Expiry is a very minor inconvenience, but I'd still prefer it not to be there.
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:09 pm Post
devinganger wrote:You can buy the Windows 1.9 license now, which will let you upgrade to 3 when it is finally released.
devinganger wrote:They don't tend to put license code in the betas, using instead the expiration date mechanism. This ensures two benefits specific to testing:
1) Users are forced to move to newer versions of code, so they're not reporting bugs in older versions. (They're also given the opportunity to see that their particular bug was actually fixed when the devs think it was.)
2) Support time doesn't have to be wasted on licensed/unlicensed issues.
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