FrameMaker licenses on UNIX can be "shared" or "personal." 
Users can check out a shared license when they need it, then 
check it back in when they're done. Depending on demand, the 
number of users of a single shared license can vary, so it's 
difficult to be precise.

Personal licenses are assigned to an individual login. This 
can be an individual user, or a login that can be used by more 
than one user, but the restriction is one logged-in user at a 
time. Again, this makes a precise estimate difficult to attain.

A shared licenses costs about twice the price of a personal 

Peter Gold
KnowHow ProServices

> Diane Gaskill wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I know Adobe keeps all of their numbers a Big Secret, but I am 
>> creating a comparison spreadsheet in my research on FM vs AT and I 
>> need to have a general idea of how many FM seats have been installed.  
>> FM has been in use since the late 1980s and I would estimate at least 
>> 100K seats.  If anyone on the list can provide an more accurate 
>> number, I'd really appreciate the information.  Incidentally, PTC says 
>> they have 20K installed seats.

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