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Only plebs use Office 2019 over Office 365, says Microsoft's weird new ad campaign

Suricou Raven


Or they want off the upgrade treadmill. Microsoft's traditional model only worked if customers needed to routinely update to the latest version, and so pay for it - but is that still true? Look how many years it took them to drive customers off of XP, and Windows Seven is still in common usage. Office is the same: For a lot of customers, Office 2000 would still do everything they need, and Office 2013 is good enough for almost all.

In software, if you make a good-enough product, you deprive yourself of the chance to sell later versions. People won't pay to move away from what works without a very good reason.

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