Rev's Mac-Centricity (Was: Plea to sell Dan's book widely)
chipp at chipp.com
Sat Aug 7 23:16:09 EDT 2004
Couldn't agree with you more. I think it's a function of HyperCard
leading the way-- and Apples 'leading-edge' effect. MS is like Dell. You
rarely see innovation there first, only after someone else has
'validated' the technology.
Though, I guess, MS is getting better, and one could say their ability
to rip-off others technology does make better business sense than the
'not invented here' syndrome from Apple.
(I know, I know, some will say Apple 'stole' the technology from Xerox.
But overall, Apple's NIH syndrome is legend)
> This could make one believe that in general, Windows based developers
> have less interest overall in XTalk languages. I think it could be a
> case of the fact that Mac users don't recognize any correlation between
> "ease of use" and "lack of power", while Windows users equate "hard and
> cryptic" with "more powerful." List members excepted, of course.
> RPSystems, Ltd.
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