Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:34 pm Post
kewms wrote:Actually, paying the same amount for less functionality is a very common experience for Mac users. That's why many of us prefer Mac-first or Mac-only tools.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:35 pm Post
FamilyHandyman wrote:...paying the same amount for less functionality is a very common experience for Mac users.
I think that goes to larger, different issues and philosophies about Mac vs. Win. I'm just focusing on Scrivener, not the entire software pool.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:37 pm Post
FamilyHandyman wrote:Sounds very reasonable, except most Win users don't own a Mac, and certainly don't setup dual-boot to test if two versions of the same software are different. The download page didn't mention any difference between the two versions. How could I know?
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:41 pm Post
FamilyHandyman wrote:I didn't realize the features gap until I read "Writing a novel with Scrivener" by David Hewson, where he listed the numerous features missing in the Windows version. As a CUSTOMER I feel ripped off.
Bait & Switch: the action (generally illegal) of advertising goods which are an apparent bargain, with the intention of substituting inferior or more expensive goods.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:23 pm Post
FamilyHandyman wrote:You mentioned Android, and there is no Scrivener version for Android, so it wasn't at all clear that you were only talking about Scrivener.
My mistake, I wasn't clear. I said Android in the scenario since L&L seems to have spent more time developing an iOS version than Win.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:48 pm Post
FamilyHandyman wrote:Aha! Definitely got me on that one, I didn't think of the financial aspect. I was thinking it seems to be more work (hassle?) for the devs, I meant maybe their lives would be easier to offload the work to open source and stick to Mac versions. Which you do very well.
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:53 pm Post
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