[Semi-OT] Another "They shoulda used Rev/MC" story :)
ro.nagey at gte.net
Fri Dec 13 22:18:01 EST 2002
I have the barest of bones ones...I wouldn't call it a serious app by
any means, just one of those projects to learn MC. If you want I could
send it to you. I just moved it over to the Mac and I can debug it a
bit over the weekend if I get time.
On Friday, December 13, 2002, at 03:49 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Here's what Macintouch calls "an interesting excuse for cancelling Mac
> software development" from Cerious Software:
> It has been more difficult that you could ever know
> to port ThumbsPlus to the Macintosh. Unlike Windows,
> applications cause many problems on the Mac side.
> For example Quicktime installations totally crash
> ThumbsPlus so that the application doesn't even
> launch. Also, the cross compiler applications don't
> work any longer with new Mac versions. Any new
> software install has the ability to take Thumbs to
> its knees. Sorry we don't have better news.
> We expect to be taking down all Mac info from the
> pages in the next few weeks.
> If they were using Rev or MC they'd still be shipping on Mac, and their
> Windows effort would cost only a fraction to maintain and enhance.
> This got me thinking: Do any of you have a Rev- or MC-based image
> I was tempted to throw one together and send it off to Ric Ford at
> Macintouch, but I have my hands full at the moment.
> Richard Gaskin
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