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04-29-2003, 12:41 PM
Am I the only one who gets annoyed when browsing the Updated Software tabs on both Handango and Pocket Gear, only to see the same programs appearing day after day - rarely actually updated, merely resubmitted to keep the packages in the public eye. How does one figure when they do actually update?


Jason Dunn
04-29-2003, 03:22 PM
Handango's system is automated, and automated systems have the potential to be abused. It tells you a lot about the developer when they're afraid to let their product succeed or fail on its own merits and resort to trickery like this. I bet a single email to the developer complaining about this practice would stop them from doing it. :twisted:

04-30-2003, 09:38 PM
I completely agree! One other thing that bugs me about Handango (I generally just use them) are the loads of themes under new software. I have absolutely no problem with individuals selling themes, but maybe Handango should have another tab for "New Themes". What's even crazier in my opinion is when I see Themes in the "Updated Software" section.

04-30-2003, 11:56 PM
I agree to that. If I'm looking for a theme, I don't want to see software. If I'm looking for software the themes really get in the way!

Jason Dunn
04-30-2003, 11:59 PM
I've passed this on to Handango, and they indicated they'd do something about it... :-)