Originally Posted by Rob Alexander
I buy a product and you send me a product key. I save the installation file and key and can always reinstall the product after a hard reset or on my next device. Even if you go out of business, I have the software I paid for.
Honestly, as a developer and along with almost all the developers I am talking to on the MSDN forums we wanted the same thing as you.. To me the situation is far worse with microsoft for us too than it is with my preferred store (mobihand)..