Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:24:48 -0500
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On 12/20/2017 5:36 PM, nospam wrote:
> In article<vqol3d5a6n9o0ldaki2gmft3gn8odkpkg3@4ax.com>, Eric Stevens
><eric.stevens@sum.co.nz> wrote:
> 
>>>
>>> | I never had CS. Over the years I variously had Gimp, ... PhotoPaint,
>>> | Paintshop Pro, NIK, DxO and various plug ins to extend them. Updates
>>> | kept arriving and no matter what I had at the time it still cost me
>>> | money to keep them up todate. The costs were accumulating and when CC
>>> | arrived I leapt at it.
>>> |
>>>
>>>    That's what I don't get. Why did you need to keep
>>> buying updates? I don't find that I'm missing functionality.
>>> I guess if I bought a new camera I might have to buy a
>>> new Aftershot Pro to get RAW support, but aside from
>>> that, I have PSP 5 and 16, and most of the time I don't
>>> even need the latter.
>>
>> There is another point which has been mentioned. Even though an update
>> may not appear to bring any new functions it normally is that one or
>> more functions in an update provide a better outcome than in the
>> previous version. Also, even without changes in functionality,
>> software improvements will result in better performance and take
>> advantage of improvements in more recent hardware architecture.
> 
> tl;dr - bug fixes, security updates, and support for new hardware.
> 
>> Of course if you only want the hard core basics you can continue to
>> use software originally written for a 286.
> 
> which is all he does. he still runs xp, after all.
> 
And if that makes him happy, so what. /To paraphrase you it is not your 
business.

-- 
PeterN