[time-nuts] Autodesk Eagle -- maybe they're listening

Dan Kemppainen dan at irtelemetrics.com
Wed Jan 25 15:45:08 EST 2017


OK, maybe off topic for this list. It'll be my first and last post on this.

Spent some time on the phone with autodesk. Something interesting came 
out of the conversation. The autodesk rep said that he hasn't heard 
anything but positive feedback about the subscription licensing. (Yeah, 
Yeah, I know...)

He said they have an email address that can be used for feedback. And 
that if anyone is unhappy, they should let them know what their concerns 

support.eagle at autodesk.com

So, please let autodesk know. And foreword this out to other lists and 
people who can also send out a quick note. Autodesk really needs to hear 
how we all feel.



On 1/24/2017 2:06 AM, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote:
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> Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:24:52 -0600
> From: "Graham / KE9H" <ke9h.graham at gmail.com>
> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
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> Hi John:
> It is still an effective tripling or quadrupling of the cost.
> I purchased a "non profit" license several years ago for $129.  "Non
> commercial, 4 layers, up to 160 sq cm., all functionality enabled."
> They converted this to a "standard" license over time.
> A license was good for the life of a major version, such as 5 or 6.
> When 7 came out, I had to buy a new license for 7, but it was at the
> existing customer upgrade price, which was $69.
> So $129 initially, then $69 every two or three years or so, as new major
> versions came out.
> Now they want $100 per year.
> --- Graham

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