Lexis-Nexis Italian partner, GiuffrÃ¨ Editore, is active in both the editorial and software business. One of its tool is a java application to handle the electronic document filing to the Court’s dock.
As the screenshot shows, the OSX version of this software requires on outdated java version because GiuffrÃ¨ didn’t update its code. As they write on the website: “last java versions have problem. Download from here the recommended version”.
In other words: we don’t want to fix the software you paid, so stay stick with an older java version.
SoÂ a lawyer wanting to continue using this software faces these alternatives:
- downgrade the Java version installed on his computer, thus risking incompatibilities with up-to-date application and having his computer possible stability issues,
- buy a computer (or virtualize one) “just” to use GiuffrÃ¨ softwares,
- move to another software and start using it for scratch.
Whatever the option, the customer is the losing part.