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amahnke
    Should Makers support previous creations? Yes, but within reason. Should buyers be entitled to brand new versions of previous purchases? Absolutely not. Make something yourself and you'll understand. @patrickrhone @stwrz @bradleychambers @jamesgowans
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    bradleychambers
      @amahnke I was happy buy new version, but I feel like it's a worse app than before. That's my big frustration. The money is a non issue. I love podcasts, so I want a premium app.
      amahnke
        @bradleychambers And that's a valid concern. My thoughts are bent more toward those who expect the 3.0 efforts of the developer as a free upgrade to their 2.0 app.
        bradleychambers
          @amahnke Ah gotcha. I'd pay a $2.99/mo subscription for a podcast app easily. I honestly don't know how it made it out of beta. Have you used it yet?
          dbuntinx
            @amahnke Sure. I bought Instacast 2 for what it was back then. If the developer wants to add features or change the framework and ask money, I'm not entitled, but I might be enticed. In the same vein, the developer is not entitled to my money either.
            amahnke
              @dbuntinx Exactly. And that's the beauty of charging for x.0 upgrades: it forces the developer to do their best work ever and make the cost of switch worth it.
              dbuntinx
                @amahnke Yes. And doing it like Instacast does leaves the user with an option to use the "old way", something other apps like Podcaster simply threw away. (And not-updating is just a hassle.) It's the best way.
                amahnke
                  @dbuntinx Right. From what I'm hearing, Instacast's mistake was releasing an "improved" option that didn't live up to the expectations (though bugs can be fixed). Mistakes happen.
                  dbuntinx
                    @amahnke But I wouldn't mind if Apple would make "bundles" a reality in the App Stores. Something like "If app X and/or Y are installed, then the price of app Z is <other amount>". Bundles (and perhaps upgrades) are Mac traditions I don't want to die.