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[REBOL] Re: Personal Programming and Rebol Promotion

From: petr:krenzelok:seznam:cz at: 17-Dec-2007 10:58

Carl Read napsal(a):
> I've been having similar thoughts of a general nature regarding software. Why do software companies insist on trying to make the older versions of their software obsolete when they introduce a more advanced version? > > I'm not saying they should continue to develope the old software, but just declare it feature-complete with support consisting of the basics - such as bug-fixes. I mean, what's wrong with having more than one product? Does Colgate only sell one brand of toothpaste? Such an attitude in a business would I'm sure pay off in the long term, as users would know that while the company's in existance they'll continue to get support for any of the software they buy. >
IIRC there is 2.7.6 release planned, and there was something like last call for bugfixes two or so weeks ago .... Petr