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Interclue and the pitfalls of going proprietary

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 24.12.98.76] on December 29, 2008 11:44 PM
They're not the first ones to do this, CoolIris does a very similar thing.

The problem I've encountered with such plug-ins is that they don't seem to offer the same level of support as community-based free software. If there's a problem with one of these plug-ins, I submit an email or bug report to their tech support, but NEVER have I seen a response or an effort to put out a newer release.

On the other hand, the free ones go through rapid upgrade cycles to ensure it is less buggy/more effective. It seems "You get what you pay for" isn't true anymore.

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