> In article <bf29pe$6q0$1apple.stikman.com>, Jeff Grossman
> <jeffstikman.com> wrote:
>> I am curious to hear people's opinion of the Retrospect 5.1 upgrade. Do
>> you think this release should have just a large price tag?
>> Personally, I think Dantz is going to start losing a lot of business with
>> this new business practice they seem to have. They seem to care more
>> about their windows products, any they seem to be charging every way they
>> can. First they started charging for tech support, now it appears they
>> are going to start charging for point releases.
> For the life of me, I can't figure out why anyone is still messing
> around with Retrospect. Long before Dantz made it work with OSX, I
> started using Tri-BACKUP which even then would make bootable back-ups
> of my entire hardrive--to another hard drive, or to Zip, Jazz, or CDs.
> It runs native on OSX, doesn't make errors, is fully programmable for
> several different types of back-ups, is quite fast, and there has never
> been a charge for the many updates since I started using it even though
> many features and improvements have been added. I have restored from
> it flawlessly a number of times too.
> I even bought Retrospect when it was finally made workable on X because
> I was used to using it on earlier OSs but found it so inferior to
> Tri-BACKUP that I soon quit using it and have never updated or upgraded
> it. I currently use it with OS 10.2.6. It can be downloaded for a
> 30-day trial with all features working from
> [url]http://www.tri-edre.com/english/tribackup.html[/url] If you like it, you can
> register it for $49. I have found its support, which is by e-mail
> because the company is in France, to be excellent and fast.