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News Item 041

Retiring Chaser on 04-01-2013


You may (or may not) have noticed that WebChaser now has acquired capabilities that, so far, had only been available in classic Chaser: lists of positions, search ranges, access to supported products (and more). It also provides access to ERs.

That will make it possible to retire the classic stand-alone tool which is currently scheduled for 1 April 2013 (no, not a joke). It's maintenance has become too costly.

This would be a good time to check out WebChaser's new features, whether or not you are still a classic Chaser user. If you don't know what classic Chaser is, so much the better - you don't have anything to worry about; if you still use it, consider life without it - it may be easier.

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