Rev and the iPad

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at
Sun May 2 14:35:33 EDT 2010

  On 02/05/2010 21:26, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> rand valentine wrote:
>> RevMobile was priced quite expensively,
>> presumably under the assumption that it was the golden egg of Rev
>> programming products that was finally going to get me that Lamborghini
>> Countach. Now it's a brick, and we need to figure out what to do. We 
>> are all
>> very loyal to Rev and its wonderful staff, but something reasonable will
>> have to be done in the face of this disastrous development.
> If RR must conclude that they cannot support iPhone, I am positive 
> they will be responsible about your purchase and offer alternatives. 
> That isn't something I'd worry about.
>> I love the comments about HyperCard, because I too was there, 
>> especially the
>> BAD stacks, which outnumbered GOOD stacks at least 50 to 1. 
> Last night I was looking through my ancient AOL archives because I 
> really did hope I'd saved a copy of some of those kiddie stacks. No 
> luck, except for the original "Barney Dies!!!" (can't recall offhand 
> if there were three or four exclamation points) which was misfiled and 
> therefore inadvertently backed up. I'm sorry now we didn't download 
> the kiddie library when we were doing the final backups before the 
> forum was killed off. I'm consiering turning it into a revlet for old 
> times sake. What's spooky is that the author is probably in his 
> thirties by now with a nine year old of his own.
Surely the spookiest thing of all is that Barney is still alive . . .  :)

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