[Seaside] another reason Rails gets market share andSeasidedoesn't

Blake blake at kingdomrpg.com
Sat Jul 21 00:22:09 UTC 2007

On Fri, 20 Jul 2007 15:57:20 -0700, sig <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes this what i called a 'parasitic' business. By swimming near
> sharks, small companies providing numerous addons, enhancements e.t.c.
> for the need of developers.
> Each of these candies costs some $$$ and provided in binary form.
> Alas, we cannot make same with squeak, because everything is open
> source from the beginning, and even bytecodes can be easily
> decompiled.
> So, squeak will never become a shark under which body parasites can
> hide and eat leftovers from shark's dinner.
> And i'm pretty happy with it :)
> Programmers must stop selling same ideas again and again, just in new
> packing. This is not progress , this is parasitism on consumers
> market.

They're not selling the same ideas, they're selling the considerable  
effort it takes to implement those ideas.

We could use a few more "parasites" in Squeak.

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