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stefp
stefp
I decided to take up the current offer of a 25% discount off the price of BBEdit, the venerable mac text editor. The discount was subtracted but then a further 20% was added back for VAT, here in the UK, bringing the discount to the mighty sum of two pounds sterling. I then decided it w... stephenpieper.net
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nitinkhanna
nitinkhanna

@stefp I... don’t know what to say to that!

stefp
stefp

@nitinkhanna I might well buy it anyway at some point but a 5% discount is not as appealing as a 25% one.

nitinkhanna
nitinkhanna

@stefp the VAT you’d pay at full price will be even more!!

stefp
stefp

@nitinkhanna Yes. I didn't think that one through obviously ☺️

Miraz
Miraz

@stefp That's a shame — both the VAT and deciding it wasn’t worth it. I've been using BBEdit for many years now. if you have text work to do then BBEdit is definitely the tool for the job.

jacob
jacob

@stefp I actually bought BBEdit myself using things promotion two years ago. This year my own Mac app, ImageFramer, is taking part. So that’s nice too.

stefp
stefp

@Miraz @nitinkhanna I was being a bit rash because obviously the VAT is added to the full price too so the discount would have been 25%. Silly me.

stefp
stefp

@Miraz I’m tying myself in knots over the simple maths of this thing so I’m just going to buy it 🙂