do you know for a fact that the basics have all changed as you say here?

do you have DXP?

Dennis Saputelli

Daniel Webster wrote:
> 
> Regarding this discussion, I too will add my voice to those who feel
> upgrading to DXP and ATS is not a worthy investment at this point. I would
> have been much happier if the software had remained much the same as 99SE,
> but with greater functionality. Instead of building a whole new interface,
> it would be so much easier (and less expensive) if, for instance, Protel
> programmers had left the design rules dialogs as they were, but just
> increased the scope of filtering. Why we need to change all the basics of
> selecting objects, backing up files, global editing, etc. is beyond me. This
> is not something the customers were asking for. Many of those features that
> worked just fine in 99SE have been tampered with, altered, or outright
> destroyed in DXP. I smell a smoking gun, and see a Protel business manager
> jumping about frantically holding his wounded foot. I suggest Protel
> consider holding a customer think tank meeting, where several Protel experts
> (customers) are gathered into one room for a day or two to hammer out
> details on how the software should best work for customer requirements. The
> results would be a useful tool that captures ever greater portions of the
> EDA market share. On the other hand it appears as though some marketing
> managers and accountants at Protel met together and decided to give a new
> name to the company, mess up the product, and try and sell it to their
> unsuspecting customers for double the price. I for one, have advised my
> manager that we should hold off for another 12 months before considering
> upgrading. Hopefully by that time we shall see substantial improvements and
> a reasonable price.
> 
> Daniel
> 
> Tom,
> 
> many of them will join us, they just keep it quiet. It would be probably
> better from our users' point of view if more people voiced their opinion.
> That would hopefully let them understand we are serious when we say 'We are
> not buying this anymore'.
> 
> Igor
> 
> I've been told by my boss that for what Altium are offering with ATS it's
> just not going to happen here. DXP is way out of the question.
> 
> It's a pity that more people wont jump on this bandwagon. They'll just keep
> forking out hard earned money for defective software.
> 
> Tom.
> 
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