One of the goals of Microsoft is to turn all their many localized versions into Extensions. They are taking their own medicine so to say.
Just as many customers find that upgrades are a pain when they have a lot of customization’s, so does Microsoft. Every time there is a new release, they also have to go through the same pains when upgrading their 17 localization’s from W1. Something they do for all their cumulative updates for NAV 2015, 2016, 2017 and now NAV 2018, every month. Even with a lot of automation, both of the merging process and testing, then this is a time-consuming task. Even for Microsoft.
Coming from Denmark, I will be one of the first to meet this in live action. As the first county, most of the Danish localization’s have been turned into extensions.
The only change not already an extension is our national OIOUBL e-Invoicing, which is required by anyone invoicing our government on any level. It counts most of the total changes in the DK version. But all our other smaller specialties are turned into extensions. More…