URGENT: MergGoogle no longer works on iOS: CLIENTS VERY UNHAPPY
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Wed May 2 13:02:19 EDT 2018
If I wasn't clear as to why I asked the question about gofundme - it's
because people don't want their lives "on social media" and gofundme is
probably as social as it get - lets keep it private between us.
On 2 May 2018 at 17:42, prothero--- via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I’ve seen you on this list, and the Director list for years. You have been
> someone whose kind responses and help have been very appreciated. Please
> know that there are many people who care about you and wish you the best.
> Please take a deep breath and don’t do anything that you haven’t had time
> to consider carefully. Perspectives often change with time.
> Best wishes and I’m so sorry for your situation, which sucks big time.
> FYI, I had a biopsy in November, which resulted in a 3 mo hospital stay
> where I nearly left this life. Shit happens to us and we hope to come out
> of it a little bit wiser. For me, I gained a lot of awareness of Friends
> who cared for me. I’m still in physical therapy and getting back to bike
> riding, outrigger canoe paddling, and my previous life. Consequences of
> some of these random events eventually disappear and we hope something is
> Best wishes and peace, brother,
> William Prothero
> > On May 2, 2018, at 9:14 AM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> > Whatever, Sean. Please don't even consider suicide.
> > You can recover from this.
> > There will be more ( and more forgiving ) clients ahead for you.
> > Hopefully you own your code and can fix and repurpose it for something
> > You have the possibility, with Monte's help in the morning, to get this
> > thing working.
> > Your clients or client's clients should understand this happening was NOT
> > YOUR FAULT and you would gladly fix it.
> > If these 'clients' don't understand this - then they don't deserve your
> > work in the first place...
> > personally I've had a few of these disasters myself in 50 years of tech.
> > --
> > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
> > mixstream.org
> > On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 8:48 AM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode <
> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >> It's all too too too late. I had no money to get a support contract.
> >> it all getting the project running. It was working up until this
> morning so
> >> I had no idea that it would be an issue. My client was incredibly p'd. I
> >> have no way to redeem myself. I really couldn't care less if you can or
> >> cannot fix it now. I am £1000's down and well out of pocket. I will
> >> get it back. I have/will-have lost everything. I don't think I can come
> >> back from this. My life is worth £0, especially to you guys. I'm like
> >> abandon-ware. Your failure cost someone their life (not to mention his
> >> and two boys who may well miss him but will be better off without him
> >> making the mistake of using LC and all things LC!).
> >> Bye
> >> On 2 May 2018 at 16:29, Kevin Miller via use-livecode <
> >> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi Sean,
> >>> I¹m very sorry to hear your demo went wrong today.
> >>> If its any consolation I¹ve been there and probably most of us have
> >>> in that situation at some point in our careers. Even Steve Jobs had the
> >>> occasional demo that didn¹t work out! How you recover from that
> >>> is probably more important than the fact that it happened. Most
> >>> and clients understand that tech demos are fraught with potential
> >>> and will accept that if you can keep a level head and talk to them. One
> >> of
> >>> the techniques I have for doing demos - in common with many in this
> >>> industry - is to practice the whole thing 3 times the day before from
> >>> beginning to end. As this change occurred 20th April that would have
> >> given
> >>> us a few hours to respond Š rather than it being ³too late² now.
> >>> Could we have done a better job here? Possibly. We have hundreds and
> >>> hundreds of components in LiveCode and we generally try to maintain
> >>> compatibility within a couple of weeks of major upgrades and changes.
> >>> whatever reason this change wasn¹t flagged by the processes we use to
> >> stay
> >>> on top here - and as a result we can review that process going forward.
> >> At
> >>> present Monte is asleep - yes even he needs sleep sometimes - and as he
> >>> wrote this component we really need him to chime in here and take a
> >>> at what needs to be updated.
> >>> Generally its faster post to support than this list, though we do
> >>> a support contract in place to help you. Nonetheless given how
> >>> this is for you we will look at this issue when Monte gets up.
> >>> Kind regards,
> >>> Kevin
> >>> Kevin Miller ~ kevin at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
> >>> LiveCode: Develop Yourself
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