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February 04, 2015



This was inevitable, and anyone complaining should get over it because the subscription train left the station quite some time ago. The economics of the so-called "perpetual license" may have worked in 1985 but in 2015 no longer work for the typical software vendor. If you want your tools of choice to be around 10 yrs from now, get used to the monthly subscription -it's the only thing that makes sense from the vendors' viewpoint.

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