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Hi Drew,

Drew Jensen wrote:
Excellent - is this switch from one major release to the next during on the
third minor release to be an expected pattern?

Mmh - wouldn't want to enshrine that just _yet_. ;)

For the store, as we push mandatory updates (such that people who
donated once keep getting their security fixes), there comes the time
when we _need_ to major-upgrade ~everyone.

Right now, the number of users from the Windows store is low, so we
can experiment a bit perhaps. There's four options that I currently

1. publish every major update as a completely new product (which would
   currently mean that people need to pay again - or risk running
   unmaintained versions)
2. switch everyone with a forced update to the new major version on
   day one
3. switch everyone with a forced update to the new major version at
   some suitable later date (as happened here)
4. switch everyone with a forced update to the latest major version at
   the time the still version becomes EOLed

There's potentially more nuances (keeping a major update optional for
a while), but that's a bit in flux currently, what the Store allows

I did consider option 3 a good compromise between end-user and project
needs, so opted for that. But the project might want to consider other
regimes (or we could test them out). There's also perhaps a bit of a
risk contradicting our still/fresh release branding too much on the

Thorsten Behrens wrote:
We're now shipping all available langs with the Store App. If there's
still issues with e.g. French users to obtain the version, please let
me know!

Sounds like big news. Will there be a press release, or other, public
statement from CIB on that?
I was about to post to SM about this change but if there is one coming I'll
hold off til I can point to something from CIB.

Nah, please fire away! It's more of a bugfix in my mind (though the
package size is really quite a bit more bulky than the original


-- Thorsten
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