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Where's the Shareware?

Jan 11, 2008, 04:00 (13 Talkback[s])

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"Today is the first day of MacHeist 2, an event where you can get 10 shareware OS X applications for $49USD (all the apps regularly priced at $343.75USD). That's a pretty spanking good deal. This year's heist looks pretty good... last year's was better, but this year isn't bad by any stretch of the imagination.

"So that got me thinking about shareware. There are essentially three schools of software: freeware, shareware, and commercial. For the mac user, there's plenty of all three, same for the windows user. It seems like, by and large, the Linux crowd is stuck with two: freeware (ala open source) and commercial..."

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