So RunRev wants more of my money- what has been fixed?
admin at mfelkerco.com
Wed Oct 12 15:41:44 EDT 2011
True, except that web was sold as 'working' whereas Android was clearly in development. It is web that screwed me and that should have been, IMO a priority to be fixed because it is being toted as a working deployment option and it clearly is not. Web happened to be the most important thing to me.
It is good to hear that Android has major updates. I wish they would have said that in their email.
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On Oct 12, 2011, at 1:29 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> Bob Sneidar wrote:
> > Well I have to say that Runrev's track record of improving things
> > (eventually) is quite good.
> I would have to agree. I can sympathize with the OP's feelings, but here in my own office I've been buying software long enough that I have a policy:
> I only pay for what I can use in my hands right now.
> If a feature I need will be available tomorrow, I'm quite happy to wait until tomorrow to buy it. I have plenty of other things to keep me busy in the meantime, and there are many ways to satisfy any development need.
> Whenever a LiveCode product does what you need, it's almost always the highest-ROI option you'll find.
> But when it doesn't quite yet, you're still no worse off than the millions of developers using something else.
> I see LiveCode as a sort of secret weapon for rapid development. If I can't deploy it in a particular engagement, I still have everything else in my arsenal available to me in the meantime, and even then I only need to draw on those when a project requires that we not wait.
> And when it does what I need, it delivers in spades.
> > ps. Richmond, please don't chastise me for calling Linux support
> > minor.
> RunRev has done an admirable job of enhancing its Linux engine, and I can understand the current irony of that engine not having feature parity with the other desktop editions while costing twice as much.
> Linux development at RunRev is a limited priority for them, and while I may prefer it otherwise at least the reasons are understandable.
> The state of the LiveCode Linux engine allows me to do most of what I need there, and for the rest it's been a source of inspiration: I've begun looking into Python and Quickly. ;)
> Richard Gaskin
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