A Little Bit of Crypto - I have been trying to figure out to "collision resistant" some of these standard hash functions are. It is a tough concept to get my head around. I figure...
The real kicker is the pricing, especially when compared to the old style product. The cost structure almost forces you to go the subscription way. The retail shrink wrapped one-time product purchase is becoming a bad value compared to the subscription costs. Ouch.
I might just sit this one out. My current version of Office is good enough. However the low cost subscription offer is a hard one to pass up. I think this is the Microsoft plan.