What happened with version 12 & 13?

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I have ver 11 installed and now planning to upgrade and notice that it is version 14. What happened 12 and 13?
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Bjorn Eriksson

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Ary Velstra, Expert Trainer

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These were very secretive versions that had so many goodies that Mindjet Marketing decided to skip their release totally ;-))

You are not alone in this. Only marketeers will be able to understand it, but until now have failed to communicate it clearly to the customers why.

As a matter of fact many companies employ the same 'brilliant' marketeers. We suspect they may even be related.
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Bjorn Eriksson

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Wow! I thought version numbers were in place for us customers and consultants to make it easier in support, upgrading etc. Not just for marketing issues.

Furhter on, Mindjet seems to have difficultiies to decide if they should use the stupid "year version number" or just a ordinary version number.
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Hi Bjorn,

Mindjet chose to skip release 12 due to potential confusion given our previous release of MindManager 2012 (aka Version 10). Mindjet, like other software companies (including Microsoft), chose to skip Version 13 due to superstition around this number. Given the numbers increase this shouldn't affect your ability as a customer or consultant to determine what the most recent version is.

I hope this helps shed some light on the decision making process.
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Ok, I understand.
But info on this on your site had helped me.