Mailing List Archive: 49091 messages
  • Home
  • Script library
  • AltME Archive
  • Mailing list
  • Articles Index
  • Site search

[REBOL] ENOUGH already Re:

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 25-Sep-2000 6:44

[grantwparks--yahoo--com] wrote:
> Puh-lease! I subscribed to this list to learn REBOL > from those of you who are so well-versed in it and > have explored very advanced topics with it. But more > and more, I have to wade through 20+ postings > regarding opinions on marketing, open-source, > comparison of platforms (each with lots of 'proof' to > back it up), etc, to find one posting with some > programming information.
I don't defend comparison of platforms, but with bad marketing, you can kill the product sooner than later. I offered RT to set-up separate ml for those interesting to discuss marketing etc. issues, but guess if I got reply to my email? ;-/
> Notwithstanding that there > are good points being made, there is also way too much > unresolvable opposing philosophies; sort of like > talking religion or politics - and you know where that > gets you. I'm not saying limit it strictly to coding > questions and examples, because I think discussions on > collaborative efforts to build a few killer apps is > fruitful, but maybe there should be another list for > all the discussions about what RT 'should' do. I am > simply happy to have such a language which is so new > and different and powerful. I mean no offense, but > how many of us who are so smart about what RT needs to > do to be successful could have done what they've done?
If you say something like that, then you always very cleverly block ppl from having right to their own opinion ...
> It's human nature to look at what exists and see > 'what's missing' or how things should be, but that > angle becomes fruitless when it degenerates into long > historical justifications. > > I realize this has been somewhat of a rant, and let me > reiterate that I learned a lot from the list in its > earlier days, but it has become not very useful in the > past few weeks. Can we get back to being more > on-topic? >
Maybe we would like to be, but as for me - I can't. What do you use/want to use REBOL for? Some of us needs to know at least something about directions, and that mean even marketing. You know what? - do you think the discussion would be occuring if RT would answer at least basic questions? I just wonder how many ppl actually ordered /Command not even remotely knowing, what does the licence agreeement look like .... -pekr-