Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
On 12/20/2017 5:36 PM, nospam wrote:
> In article<email@example.com>, Eric Stevens
>>> | 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