changes to the runrev store

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sun Aug 19 16:35:24 EDT 2012


Related to making things clearer.  It is not clear to me whether the new matrix mention of updates refers to one year, within a major version, or perpetual updates.  I think one year, but I'm easily baffled.  

Dar


On Aug 18, 2012, at 3:22 AM, Kevin Miller wrote:

> Nothing has changed in the new store for existing customers, for any
> license type. The same pricing and upgrade policy applies. New customer
> continue to have access to all the same commercial licenses/upgrades plus
> new easy pay as you go options. We'll work on making the information
> clearer.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Kevin
> 
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> On 18/08/2012 10:07, "James Hale" <james at thehales.id.au> wrote:
> 
>> Well this is a tad confusing and inconsistent.
>> The IOS PAYG package does not show desktop deployment in the table but
>> does describe it in the blurb that is accessed when you click on the
>> prices at the bottom of the table.
>> Given it is an annual subs, I guess it means you always have access to
>> the latest version.
>> It also implies that if you stop paying the subscription, your copy
>> ceases to work!
>> OK
>> The IOS Perpetual does not expire but also does not have any updates.
>> 
>> I currently have the commercial desktop product.
>> This cost me $118 to upgrade (renew?) earlier this year and I am assuming
>> this was a... well I have no idea what it means actually, does it cover
>> me for 5.5 dot releases or 12 months or what?
>> 
>> In any case this is a perpetual license in that I can stay with this
>> version as long as I like.
>> 
>> If I am to believe the matrix on the home page of the store then my
>> current product is only available as a perpetual license (with the IOS
>> deployment thrown in). OK, but there are no updates available and no
>> annual maintenance fee, as there is with the COMPLETE package.
>> 
>> Indeed it seems that the COMPLETE package is the only non expiring option
>> that has maintenance, albeit at $799 per annum.
>> 
>> So in order to maintain my desktop development (Mac and Windows only) and
>> have a non expiring development version it seems I need to pay $499 each
>> time a new version comes out!
>> 
>> Not happy.
>> 
>> James
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