I've got a major question...

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Thu Jun 27 19:12:27 UTC 2019

On Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:40:53 -0500, Valeri Galtsev stated:
>;-) Just listing nuisances I've seen myself. Couldn't fit into
>question the biggest one: "software for rent"... Even Adobe (whom I
>always thank for postscript) lost my respect big time for starting
>doing that.

I could not disagree more with that assessment of 'software leasing' in
general and Adobe in particular. For $32.01 per month for the entire
Creative Cloud applications with 100GB storage. Since you are allowed
two active instances, that effectively works out to $16 per month.
That is less than my petty cash fund. Also, you receive all updates as
they are released free of charge. When you consider that purchasing all
of Adobe's Cloud applications would cost over $2000, and then finding
yourself with software that will soon be out of date, I consider this a

I think the problem is that all too many individuals believe everything
should be free, except of course their own time and labor. I work for a
living and expect to be paid. I have no problem with others thinking the
same way. I am not a socialist who wants something for nothing. Nothing
is more expensive than "free".


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