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Bro, c'mon now. I hate using this argument, but if you promise your users a free upgrade and you break that promise. WHO THE FUCK WILL EVER TRUST YOU AGAIN? That's a lame excuse! Don't promise something that you can't keep. That just reflect badly on the company/developer. This is not about the money. It's about the integrity of a company.



Shit happens, man. I can't predict the future, can you? Sometimes you fuck up. If you own up to your mistakes, and they were reasonable mistakes, why shouldn't you be forgiven?

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Part of actually owning up to your mistakes is accepting the consequences gracefully.

He shouldn't have made the promise in the first place, but now that he has the only responsible thing to do is to fulfill that. He can say it was a bad idea, and ask for donations if he wants, but he shouldn't go back on his word. His fuckup, he's the one that has to deal with the consequences.

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>Part of actually owning up to your mistakes is accepting the consequences gracefully.

The consequence is going bankrupt or not going bankrupt.

>His fuckup, he's the one that has to deal with the consequences.

I honestly don't understand how this gets people so riled up. Sure, you have the right to your own opinion.

I'd get it if it cost $600. If you're a professional developer in North America though, $60 is a damn pittance.

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How can you not understand that $60 is huge money to some people? It doesn't matter the price, it's expensive to someone. He made a promise about what that $60 buys you (namely, TM1 and TM2), so he better deliver.

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You are confused, the price has nothing to do with it. (although it is of course absurd for a text editor).

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