about Galaxy

Jerry Daniels jerry at daniels-mara.com
Sat Sep 23 22:44:31 CDT 2006


That's the other thing. You're a user of Constellation, so--like  
everyone else who is--you can cross grade for free.

Best,

Jerry Daniels

Tool makers for the 21st century
http://www.daniels-mara.com



On Sep 23, 2006, at 8:58 PM, Sivakatirswami wrote:

> Good points Jerry...
>
> I was just trying to encourage Run Rev to keep upping the ante on  
> the IDE....
> I'll leave it at that. As what features one expects to be on board
> and what should be left to 3rd party developers is something
> noone will ever agree on.
>
> I may expect scripting tools and object property tools
> and a decent UI for text input and layout...
> to be part of the core meanwhile,
> (because I get that in the Adobe suite) someone
> else wants 3D stuff.... I like your "momentum" vision
> maybe today's Galaxy tools will be part of tomorrow's Rev IDE
> and then Galaxy will have new stars in it... etc.
>
> Galaxy is great.... I just need it to work.
> After all I do have it on my to do list to buy it! I'll take
> the Galaxy performance issues off this list and over to basecamp.
>
> Yes, I still have my log in.
>
> Best from Hawaii
>
> Sivakatirwami
>
>
> Jerry Daniels wrote:
>> Swami,
>> My only point is: when will what you say below NOT be the case?  
>> What if third party products always have stuff that Rev doesn't  
>> have? I  think that WILL be the case. It's what makes a dynamic  
>> marketplace. Momentum. Supporting third party products creates a  
>> better Revolution.
>> You think Marcus at Runtime Revolution, Ltd. doesn't want to beat  
>> the crap out of Galaxy's script editor? Sure he does. I want him  
>> to try. Creative tension can be very beneficial for evolution.  
>> WIthout the Pandavas and the Kuravas there would have been no  
>> Bhagavad Gita.
>> It's amazing to hear all of you Mac guys spout a philosophy that  
>> is fully supported in Redmond, WA. Why don't we just get Microsoft  
>> to incorporate all the great features of Mac OS X? We shouldn't  
>> have to buy Mac OS! Let's just buy Vista. Yeah, that's the ticket.  
>> Mac OS--in terms of market share--IS a third party add-on!!
>> Don't get me wrong...I do all my development on Mac and for the  
>> most part test on Windows. I love Mac OS X and my machine from  
>> Apple. But this "Revolution should be doing this, not third  
>> parties" circular logic leads nowhere.
>> Runtime Revolution has its work cut out for it with getting a Rev  
>> engine with OOP. Third party product makers are doing their part  
>> to broaden the Revolution offering, bring alternatives and keep  
>> the momentum going. Unless, of course, you're fond of monopolies.
>> Best,
>> Jerry Daniels
>> Tool makers for the 21st century
>> http://www.daniels-mara.com
>> On Sep 23, 2006, at 4:09 PM, Jerry Daniels wrote:
>>>> But my point (meant only for Kevin really, not for the list...  
>>>> sorry about that)
>>>> was simple: some key functionality in Galaxy, (and several other  
>>>> third party
>>>> plug ins,)  really should be on board the product. It's one  
>>>> thing to pay big
>>>> bucks for macho imposition software (I live in a print world) as  
>>>> an add on
>>>> to your layout program, (we paid for Quite Imposing  because  
>>>> InDesign
>>>> just doesn't have those tools) but you  really should not have   
>>>> to play for a plug
>>>>  in just to get a better view of your trapping values to make  
>>>> choke and
>>>> spread changes on spot color overlays.
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