The End of Dreamcard?

Judy Perry jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Sun Mar 5 12:54:09 EST 2006



On Sun, 5 Mar 2006, Charles Hartman wrote:
> On Mar 5, 2006, at 12:06 AM, Judy Perry wrote:
>
> > --For the price -- roughly half of what Hypercard last sold for --  it
> > seems fair enough.
>
> Which price? $60? yes. $200? no.

Maybe  I'm just too bleary-eyed, but isn't Media's price US$49?  And
Hypercard last sold at US$99?

> > Can you do mySQL and CGIs in PowerPoint? (not being
> > nasty: I really don't know but doubt it as I don't think it has a
> > scripting language).
>
> No. That's exactly my point. In Dreamcard you can. In Media you
> can't. In this way, at least, Media resembles PowerPoint more than
> Dreamcard.

--Except that Media still has a scripting language.  At least, I _think_
it does...  I just ordered it for my students, so it had _better_!

Judy




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