[Seaside] another reason Rails gets market share andSeasidedoesn't
blake at kingdomrpg.com
Sat Jul 21 08:04:29 UTC 2007
> Yeah! You right!
> Just an examle from my life: i bought a keyboard with power/sleep keys
> placed right above cursor keys, after i turned my PC sleep/shutdown 3
> times in a hour i started to search a way, how to disable them in
> windoze. And i found it!
> A GREAT keyboard utility, which must stay resident in memory and totally
> I downloaded it and installed, then i found that for disabling
> power/sleep keys i need to pay them a $$ ...
> - A considerable effort needed to design keyboard with such idiotic keys
> - A considerable effort needed to design an OS, which don't have key
> filtering features
> - A considerable effort needed to implement key filtering and sell it :)
1. If it's not a considerable effort, build your own damn keyboard utility.
2. Doing things badly is in many cases no cheaper than doing it well.
3. Building a full-featured graphing suite or grid component is not a
trivial task. If you find it to be such, please build the following
components for Squeak:
The latter actually contains considerable graphing capabilities, so you
can get a good return for your efforts.
4. The people I have worked for who built end user software products--I
don't know if they fall into your "parasite" category, but as they were in
medical industries, helping scientists do things like track down cures for
cancer--could not have existed without some way to be paid for their
efforts. A great deal of useful, socially constructive, and certainly
=fun= software would not exist without the chance for compensation, and
the world would be a much poorer place.
5. It took me five seconds to find a freeware program to remap keys on the
Might even work.
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