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What I'm talking about is software that stops working if you don't continue 
 to pay.

I have two such products.

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.

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On Apr 24, 2013, at 11:10 PM, Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)umich.edu> wrote:

> You sure that is a fee to "keep using it" and not a fee to "keep getting
> upgrades/updates and support"?
> 
> For my two structural engineering programs, I pay annual "maintenance" 
> fees that allow me upgrades and support...but the old version keep 
> working just fine if I don't want to pay the "maintenance" fee.  Neither 
> have gone to a true "subscription" based payment system like Microsoft 
> did with Office 365.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Scott
> 
> On Apr 12, 2013, at 3:02 PM, Bill Polhemus wrote:
> 
>> 
>> That's practically become a thing of the past. Nearly every other
>> bit of engineering Software I own now requires a yearly fee just to
>> continue using it.

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