Open Letter to Rev: Quality Is Job #1

Bill Marriott wjm at wjm.org
Sat Oct 21 02:06:57 EDT 2006


Hi Judy,

You do recall correctly. I knew several HC team members personally and they 
were quite active in various online forums... AOL, Usenet, GEnie, and more. 
A few of them even sat in on calls with tech support.

It seems we all like to perpetuate the idea that big companies are evil and 
small companies are good, but I remember a lot of good things being done by 
big companies and the people who worked for them.

Judy Perry wrote:
> Whaaatt??
>
> Are you saying that there wasn't a Hypercard list???
>
> Maybe Apple didn't provide it, but I'm pretty certain that some of the
> Apple HC engineers were on it and read it (and even contributed IIRC).
>
> Judy
>
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>
>> I was around when Hypercard changed their format
>> (unfortunately I am 44 - more than half way to a hole
>> in the ground!) - but, one advantage that RR has over
>> Hypercard, is a use-list. And it says one hell of a
>> lot in RR's favour that they don't behave in the sort
>> of dictatorial fashion that Apple does!






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