[Mono-list] I give up
Sat, 10 Apr 2004 08:50:08 -0700
On Fri, 2004-04-09 at 04:32, Joseph Bennie wrote:
> >> Remember to the rest of us who are just looking
> >> to be productive, we don't want to have to learn new tricks if we
> >> don't have to
> > <With kindness>
> > Well, I have to say that this is possibly why there are so many poor
> > windows applications that just don't understand the whole concept of
> > multi-user. WordPerfect used to get it right, MS-Office didn't,
> > neither
> > did Mavis Beacon and an entire range of software developed for Windows.
> > It is getting better but any time any company developed for multiple
> > platforms and included Unix usually had a clue. Please DO take the
> > time
> > to learn new tricks.
> do you want slapped.
> Platforms don't make bad programmers, bad programmers make bad
I agree, however, when the platform that is being written to is not
understood, things just get messy.
And seriously, yes, many programmers came from the single user DOS world
and it showed.
George Farris <firstname.lastname@example.org>