Open Letter to Rev: Quality Is Job #1
geradamas at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 20 11:53:43 EDT 2006
Umm . . .
It is not that difficult to:
1. Start something fantastically innovative,
2. Take over something from somebody else and jazz it
BUT . . .
it is extremely hard to maintain something -
especially something that has been belting along at
full steam for quite
I bought RRMedia 2.7.1 and think that it is awful!
because of the way all the component stacks are locked
in so I cannot
heavily customise them).
I do most of my work with DreamCard 2.6.1 and think it
It looks, to me, as the culmination of all the work
since RR 1. 2.7 and
Co look "wonky".
And I have only two questions for the generally very
hard-working people at Runtime Revolution:
1. Why have you been infected by the urge to upgrade
at a ferocious
rate, including a file format change which seems to
serve no obvious
A more settled pace of development and upgrade release
in more quality control and give us an impression of
rather than something intent on creative burn-out.
2. Yes, Bill Marriott (and tons of others), have done
a lot of work which,
in one way or another must have contributed to RR's
- isn't it time to cut them some slack?
sincerely, Richmond Mathewson
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