RE: Adobe SW load problem

Subject: RE: Adobe SW load problem
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "'salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com'" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 15:27:34 -0700

I should clarify -- it's not users still using it that I find weird. I use several applications that are 10+ years old -- if it serves your needs and it's paid for ...

I'm just amazed that Adobe is still milking that relic for revenue. And unlike what Corel always did with old software, Adobe hasn't even marked down the price.

Richard

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> Chris Morton wrote:
>
> > Not really. Adobe still sells PM. <snip>
>
> When I read that, my first reaction was, "That can't be right." But, by
> golly, it is. For $500, you can still buy PageMaker 7:
>
> http://www.adobe.com/products/pagemaker/
>
> I believe that release is 8 or 9 years old. Heck, the FAQ announcing the
> end of life for PM and pushing users to switch to ID was copyrighted in
> 2005:
>
> http://www.adobe.com/products/pagemaker/pdfs/pm_up_faq.pdf
>
> What a slow, agonizing death. I think it's time for somebody to bury the
> thing and say a few words. :-)
>
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Follow-Ups:

References:
Adobe SW load problem: From: Chris Morton
RE: Adobe SW load problem: From: Connie Giordano
Re: Adobe SW load problem: From: Chris Morton
RE: Adobe SW load problem: From: Combs, Richard

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