Why isn't Rev more popular?

Hershel Fisch hershrev at realtorsgroup.us
Tue Dec 6 16:13:24 EST 2005

On 12/6/05 12:18 AM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

> Jerry Saperstein wrote:
>> Unremarkably
> ...yet he goes on to remark:
>> those who have been the quickest to flame me appear to
>> be those with pecuniary interest of one sort or another in Revolution,
>> whether as investors, developers of Revolution based tools or vendors of
>> third-party products and services. Obviously such people are immediately
>> threatened by any criticism of the source of some part of their cash flow.
> Maybe it's not so deep.
> Could it be simply that your post was rude?
> Is that how you communicate with all of your vendors?
> All anyone's asking for here is a little professionalism.  Dropping in
> from lurkerland with your only post being a sweeping flamefest is not
> likely to win friends and influence people, in any community.
> Prove me wrong:  drop into any other forum and tell everyone there that
> they're either misled or liars and that their products don't exist, and
> let us know how that works out for you.
> FWIW, I have a number of long-term clients with projects so substantial
> that I don't expect taking on new clients for a very long time.  And
> yes, I do make tools for Rev, but I give them away.  In short, I make no
> money from helping scripters here.  I just like working with Rev, and if
> my experience can help other people enjoy it more so much the better.
> And don't bother playing violin about ad hominem attacks:  your first
> post was insulting, your second one more so, and you still haven't
> bothered to address your own central argument by defining what you mean
> by "business apps".
> This conversation can become productive and helpful as soon as you
> choose it to be. I look forward to starting over tabla rasa and seeing
> what we can do to help you ship your app.
I'm impressed.
> --
> Richard Gaskin
> Managing Editor, revJournal
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