Subject: Drawing a curved shape - 2nd attempt

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Mon Feb 2 00:43:24 CST 2009


Where in blazes did this come from? Did I miss a post? Attack dogs? The only
confrontational words in this thread seem to be yours.
sqb

2009/2/1 Randall Reetz <randall at randallreetz.com>

> Oh yes, here come the attack dogs.    Richard, everyone  is welcome to
> their openion.  Andrew has a deep and distinguished career in post script
> and xtalk and large scale software projects.  Stop with the (very
> predictable) defensive attack everytime anyone cares enough about xtalk to
> offer a wish list or a considdered and deeply experienced openion.  Why
> would somone want a curves in rev or some other xtalk IDE they work in?  Why
> wouldnt they???  Going out to another media editor and bringing caned
> constructions into xtalk will never give you the kind of live user
> interaction (under dynamic code control in real time) that you would have if
> it was a native function.  So if you really want to protect the image of rev
> do so as a big person who is big enough to accept criticism... Maybe even
> freely and openly invite it!  Rev is certainly good enough to live within an
> active and critical market and user community.  Your attacks are pompus and
> hurtful and have a tendancy to quiet anyone who might not be so bold and
> self assured as andrew.  And there is no reason.  You are a smart man
> richard.  Use it to break down the walls.  Lets bring everyone and all their
> opinions along on this wonderful journey.  There is room for change...
> Especially when it is 20 years past due.
>
> randall
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: 2/1/2009 8:17 PM
> Subject: Re: Subject: Drawing a curved shape - 2nd attempt
>
> Andrew Meit wrote:
> > For over 20 years I have been waiting and wanting an xtalk supporting
> > PS like graphics objects.
>
> Why must it be an xTalk specifically?
>
> I wouldn't write an OS in an xTalk, and for graphic-intensive work I'd
> be quick to consider Flex:
>
> <
> http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/help.html?content=Drawing_Vector_Graphics_2.html
> >
>
> There's a world of options available.  Enjoy them all...
>
> --
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