HyperCard and Rev [was: Hobbyist License]

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Aug 18 23:19:01 EDT 2002

DVGlasgow writes:

> << -- HC3 was going to use QuickTime movies as its
> native format rather than the proprietary HC file format. But they
> couldn't get anything resembling reasonable performance out of data
> stored in QT formats >>
> So that was the reason, was it?  This is the first time I have heard a
> plausible explanation other than Macromedia threatened to have a blue fit if
> Apple pulled the rug out from under them.  Which explanation rather implies
> that the project was, technically speaking viable.  Didn't a bunch of
> developers get to see HC as a QT layer?

I have the videotape evidence. :)  A third-party vendor used to sell tapes
of the WWDC sessions, and ironically the only one I ever ordered showed a
technology that never debuted in public.

 Richard Gaskin 
 Fourth World Media Corporation
 Custom Software and Web Development for All Major Platforms
 Developer of WebMerge 2.0: Publish any Database on Any Site
 Ambassador at FourthWorld.com       http://www.FourthWorld.com
 Tel: 323-225-3717                       AIM: FourthWorldInc

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