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Re: filmscanners: Re: Vuescan gripes



At 03:52 PM 7/23/2001 -0400, John Brownlow wrote:
>on 7/23/01 11:25 AM, Shough, Dean at dean.shough@lmco.com wrote:
>
> > I don't think we miss the point, but rather we have different 
> priorities.  I
> > would love it if VueScan had a better (and more Mac like) interface, but
> > given the choice between improving the guts of VueScan or the interface, I
> > will take the guts anytime.  Especially since I can work around the 
> portions
> > of the interface I don't like.  If the raw scan is bad there is no work
> > around.  Ed could hire 5 programmers to assist him, spend 6 months getting
> > them up to speed before getting anything useful out of them, and raise the
> > price of VueScan from $40 to $400, but I think it would kill VueScan.
>
>no honestly this is nuts. If I had a week to spare I could prototype a GUI
>in RealBasic. There's nothing hard about it.

Yeah, and way back when I was using Macs, I could prototype a GUI in 
HyperCard real quick, too. However, converting the prototype to actual Mac 
code was often a big job--sometimes not even doable at all in any 
reasonable time. Repeat after me: a prototype is not real.

Stan
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