MS Visual Studio Express

simplsol at aol.com simplsol at aol.com
Thu May 26 08:29:17 CDT 2005


Jacque,
If history repeats, the Microsoft product will:
1. Ship late
2. Not have all of the features advertised
3. Be inferior to everything else on the market
4. Drive companies with superior products out of business
Paul Looney

-----Original Message-----
From: J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
To: Revolution Mailing List <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Thu, 26 May 2005 01:11:33 -0500
Subject: MS Visual Studio Express

   This was posted to the HyperCard list: 
 
  > "...Microsoft sees a role for itself. The company's Visual Studio 
Express 
  > software-slated for official release later this year-is designed to 
bring 
 > coding to the masses...Microsoft estimates there are six million 
  > professional developers and 18 million amateurs: hobbyists, 
tinkerers, 
  > students. The company hopes to make Visual Studio Express the 
Esperanto of 
 > amateur builders." 
  > > 
<http://www.fortune.com/fortune/technology/articles/0,15114,1061773,00.html?cnn=yes> 
 
  Sort of late to the party, aren't they? On the other hand, can we 
withstand them? 
 
 -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com 
 HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com 
 
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