Upgrade version and pricing [was] Re: Fix it before moving ahead
mpetrides at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 14 14:45:36 CST 2004
If, in fact, 8.6 still has bugs which prevent it from functioning _as
advertised_, probably yes. But at this point, this is pretty unlikely
since the people who continue to use it are likely doing so because it
has proved stable enough and full-featured enough to meet their needs.
I think the expectations delineated by Marc in his most recent post
spells things out far better than I can do. What he says is eminently
On Mar 14, 2004, at 3:14 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 3/14/04 1:53 PM, Marian Petrides wrote:
>> Yes. So long as customers are still using 9.1.1, there is an
>> implicit obligation to fix bugs therein. Once a product is
>> purchased, the manufacturer has an implicit obligation to the
>> purchaser to ensure that it functions as advertised. Simply
>> releasing a "new version" does not relieve one of the obligation to
>> fix defects in the older version.
> So, by this logic, Apple should still be releasing bug fixes for OS
> 8.6? Lots of people still use it.
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