[Slightly OT?] Why It's Hard to Explain Rev

John Tregea john at debraneys.com
Fri Nov 4 07:41:10 EST 2005


I remember the original tag line for HyperCard was "Freedom to Associate"
they gave out lots of cool badges with cartoons of things in pairs like dogs
and fire hydrants etc. (Boston Macworld in the late 1800's I think it was)
:)

John T

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[mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of John Tregea
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I just called it Hyper-HyperCard

Greetings, just joined the list today by the way.

Regards

John T

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[mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Dan Shafer
Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 6:28 PM
To: jacque at hyperactivesw.com; How to use Revolution
Subject: Re: [Slightly OT?] Why It's Hard to Explain Rev

I've been known to call it Java without the Java.

Dan

On Nov 3, 2005, at 5:16 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> Mark Wieder wrote:
>>> ...so - any attempt at trying to describe this for folks who haven't
>>> dived in yet?
>> My own twist on an old HyperCard description: "Tinkertoys for  
>> software."
>
> Oh, and I forgot, they also used to call it a "software erector set."
>
>
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