The End of Dreamcard?
gandalf at doctorTimothyMiller.com
Mon Mar 6 17:37:39 EST 2006
>Timothy Miller wrote:
>> I can't quite picture the "persistent backdrop." Is there a way to
>> preview it?
>Choose "Backdrop" from the View menu. You can set the color via
>script, or from the Preferences. Note that having a backdrop doesn't
>prevent you from changing apps.
I guess I can live with that. I can't understand why this option
would suddenly become mandatory in Media. What's the logic? Is it a
subtle incentive for some users to upgrade to Studio?
>There is a chart here: <http://www.runrev.com/section/platform.php>
Thanks! I wish I could have found that myself, but there it is.
>If you buy Studio or Enterprise, you don't need Media. Media is
>basically an entry-level product for people who don't want, or don't
>know how, to do much scripting yet. It has nearly the same
>limitations that DC had, except that all database access is gone,
>and there's that backdrop. It doesn't "add" anything to the other
>editions (unless you want the templates.) It restricts behaviors
>that the other editions do have.
Okay, that's clear. I get it now.
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