[Coco] Fresh new retro computing article!
random.rodder at gmail.com
Mon May 27 22:19:08 EDT 2019
'And in response to Eric; I don't think anyone advocates prohibiting
anyone's freedom to develop whatever they like. Nor is anyone forced to agree,
disagree or like or dislike the situation.'
On Mon, May 27, 2019, 10:13 PM Mark McDougall <msmcdoug at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 28/05/2019 11:47 am, D. Bruce Moore wrote:
> > "ignore the excellent advice in Boisy's article and go ahead and
> > produce hardware in direct competition to an established product, at
> > least refrain from specifically targeting that product and drawing up
> > a hit-list of cherry-picked "features". That's just kicking sand in
> > someone's face.”
> > Mark McDougall, who do you think drew up that hit-list? It wasn’t
> > the guy who produced a competing product, it was the guy who had the
> > current product dissing his new competitor. That new competitor
> > responded with a chart refuting a long list of errors. The whole
> > chart idea was ill conceived to start with.
> I admit that I misunderstood the origins of that chart. My mistake. Well
> my opinion on that matter still stands. No doubt it was born of
> frustration. But you're right, not a good idea to start with.
> And in response to Eric; I don't think anyone advocates prohibiting
> anyone's freedom to develop whatever they like. Nor is anyone forced to
> agree, disagree or like or dislike the situation. At the end of the day,
> you are free to produce what you like. All Boisy was suggesting in his
> article is that there are perhaps more productive ways to go about it
> that may ultimately produce a better result and better service to the
> community whilst ruffling fewer feathers.
> Mark McDougall
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