[oclug] Quote Wars: was C++: was Zed
Francis J. A. Pinteric
linuxdoctor at linux.ca
Wed Mar 13 10:44:15 EST 2002
On 12 Mar 2002 16:30:56 -0500
Trevor Curtis <tcurtis at somaradio.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-03-12 at 16:09, Francis J. A. Pinteric wrote:
> > On Tue, 12 Mar 2002 15:14:18 -0500
> > Dan Cardamore <dan at hld.ca> wrote:
> > > Ximian is doing that, not MS. Are they in cahoots?
> > Miguel seems to be a Micrsoft admirer. He must be watched. Do not use
> > C#, do not promote C# and never consider that Micrsoft has any right
> > to exist.
> I don't think there is any big conspiracy. I don't like the whole .NET
> concept (seems like the old mainframe idea). However, MS does, from time
> to time, have some great ideas. I think he is just one of the more
> prominent people to openenly admit to this. From what I've read, the
> whole Bonobo idea was inspired by a similar MS technology.
Perhaps. But sometimes it's not the idea itself, but the people behind it
or the alternate agendae (hidden or otherwise) attached to it. A good idea
isn't nessesarily good if it leads to bad things down the road.
"God is like a comedian playing to an audience that is afraid to laugh."
-- George Burns on Voltaire
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