The real Challenge for every development platform

Dan Shafer revdan at
Mon Jan 24 13:50:01 EST 2005


"Despair" isn't even in my vocabulary.


I have not been idle on this project. If and when we can figure out how 
to make this book succeed, I will be happy to resume public 

The suggestion that I involve others in the book project and act as a 
sort of series editor may have some merit. I'll start a separate thread 
on it.


On Jan 24, 2005, at 8:50 AM, Kevin Miller wrote:

> On 24/1/05 8:17 am, "Dan Shafer" <revdan at> wrote:
>> Clearly Kevin and I need to do something to resolve this problem. Due
>> to recent staffing changes and illness on RunREv's part, I've been
>> holding off making any decision or announcing anything but hopefully
>> you'll see something soon.
>> I am absolutely open to any great ideas for how to turn Rev books into
>> some potentially meaningful business
> Hi Dan,
> Please don't get discouraged!
> Success, it seems, is in the eye of the beholder.
> Software at the Speed of Thought, from where we sit and the point of 
> view of
> many happy purchasers, is a great success. It is also a great 
> foundation for
> the next stage in the process.
> Discussion of and plans for the next stage are under way with Ro Nagey 
> but
> have been unfortunately interrupted by his illness. I'm happy to 
> report that
> he is now recovering well from heart surgery and is expected out of 
> hospital
> soon. As has been said before on this list, Runtime are a small team 
> and
> there is very little redundancy in the staff, so illness in a key 
> player in
> a matter of such strategic importance is quite crucial and leads to 
> delays.
> There are many possible ways forward for this effort, and together we 
> will
> find the best one.
> Kind regards,
> Kevin
> P.S. Those who wish to send get well messages to Ro, should do so to
> ro at, rather than clogging up the list.
> Kevin Miller ~ kevin at ~
> Runtime Revolution - User-Centric Development Tools
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