What's Really Important/feedback please
kray at sonsothunder.com
Sat Nov 15 13:12:38 EST 2003
Isn't this what the FreeCard/FreeGUI guys are doing? Alain, if you're
reading this, can you clarify?
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
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> Rob Cozens
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> Subject: Re: What's Really Important/feedback please
> >But how to help that model grow up for prime time deployment in
> >education (by which I mean, how to get teachers to embrace it)?
> Hi Judy,
> Your goal is admirable; good luck.
> I would like to say, "If you build it, they will come to use it.";
> but the Apple/Claris example of mismarketing HyperCard leaves me with
> some misgivings.
> OTOH, from my experience as HyperCard SIG Chair for the local MUG and
> my participation on the HyperCard Lists, folks from educational
> institutions were one of the largest segments of the HC user base.
> Give teachers constrained by the limitations of Windows software a
> Revolution knock-off of HC version 1.2 (plus color; minus 30K text
> string limitation) and you should be off to a good start.
> The issue then boils down to cost: if it supports unlimited
> Transcript scripting, you can't give it away. Or is your goal to
> downplay the scripting and produce, in essence, HyperStudio with a
> HyperCard UI?
> Rob Cozens
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