Re: [dev] [st] windows port?

From: Max DeLiso <>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:41:37 -0400

On Apr 11, 2013 11:54 AM, "Christoph Lohmann" <> wrote:
> Greetings.
> On Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:48:11 +0200 Max DeLiso <> wrote:
> > I know what you're probably thinking.
> >
> > A) That's stupid
> Windows is the reason why we lack behind in software development by more
> than 20 years. Software is unusable, proprietary and programmers are
> taught that things should be that way and only because Redmond created
> this environment.

If windows was totally unusable would it have succeeded in the way that it
has? Windows is certainly not ideal in any sense but you can't deny its
ongoing success commercially.

> Apple and Google are creating the next backstep by binding developer re‐
> sources in complete separate environments.

What does this even mean? I could try to tease some sense out of it but
I'll leave that burden to you...

> All people spreading Windows should be laughed at and sent back to
> school for learning some real job. The same applies for people spreading
> Google or Apple. People spreading the web should be shot, because they
> are the reason for the next 10 years of technological standstill.

The web is the future of computing, that much is evident. You can hole
yourself up in your little imaginary world where users don't matter, nobody
actually gets paid, and the sole criteria for judging software systems lies
in their strict adherence to a bunch vaguely articulated idealist
principles. I'll be out here in the real world, with the rest of the sane
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