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At 20:23 09-07-01 +0000, Lynn Allen wrote:
>The main point is that regardless of how *monolithic* sofware companies 
>believe themselves to be (Microsoft and Adobe come to mind), and how 
>*infallable* some engineers occasionally consider themselves to be (no 
>present company included or excluded), the fact remains that it's you and 
>I who are "down here in the trenches," working with these machines and 
>this software. I'm happy to say that at least a few members on this list 
>are one or both of the above, and *do* pay attention. But the vast 
>majority are more concerned with their blocks of code and their 
>stock-sharing contracts than they are with the users.
<snip>
>I remain an Equal Oportunity Cynic, like Art. I should probably make more 
>noise when I see a good program (like Vuescan), or good hardware (like 
>Dell). But as far as I see it, we users are largely oversupplied, 
>oversold, and underserved by the industry. The Industry *does* in fact 
>need a good, swift, kick in the butt. :-)


Of course it does but the US-DOJ apparently wasn't up to the job. That 
leaves us consumers.

Sidebar// nobody can truly detest and disrespect Microsoft as much as 
someone who was on the inside for six years as I was [former Senior 
Technical Writer--Windows NT Server Resource Kit 91-97]. I was at enough 
company meetings to know how they really think and it's not pretty.

http://www.enochsvision.com/bluescreen/bluescreen.html
http://www.enochsvision.com/bluescreen/BlueScreen.PDF
(not linked from intro page)

Cary Enoch Reinstein aka Enoch's Vision, Inc., Peach County, Georgia
http://www.enochsvision.com/, http://www.bahaivision.com/ -- "Behind all 
these manifestations is the one radiance, which shines through all things. 
The function of art is to reveal this radiance through the created object." 
~Joseph Campbell




 




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