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Offline Woodie

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Two expiration dates
« on: July 14, 2012, 06:54:45 AM »
I understand the need to have a limited trial period and expiration for final releases of software.  I don't understand why there is a limited trial period for beta releases that expire anyway.  As it turns out, I will have one day to work with beta 3 before my trial period expires. The beta expires anyway, why not allow the trial to go until then?

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Re: Two expiration dates
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2012, 07:18:00 AM »
When did you request your demo code?  It should have lasted far beyond the beta expire date.  For instance, I requested one for myself and it ends near the end of July.

Our betas always have a hard-expire date.  This is not new.

If you had a current license that would allow you to upgrade to PM 5 when it is released, you would only have the beta expire date.

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Re: Two expiration dates
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2012, 12:53:37 PM »
I received my demo code July 6.  It expires tomorrow, July 15. It worked for beta 1 and beta 2.  Beta 3 just came out.  Can I request a new demo code for beta 3?

I know the betas always expire.  I understand that.  My question is why bother with a demo code for a version that expires anyway.