[rescue] Apple Newton

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Sep 3 20:30:00 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at 01:10 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> Well, of course it's fringe.  No longer sold means no new hardware
> sales.  So, most users probably have what they like and are unlikely to
> shell out significant money for new programs, while people just buying 
> a
> new unit would be more likely to.  Now, perhaps people buying a new to
> them used unit is likely to be interested in buying software, but I
> doubt that is enough to stake a business on.  There for, development is
> probably mostly hobbiests, and right there that is a fringe group.

   Well...when you consider that the world's buggiest piece of software 
(Windows) and the largest virus infection case in history (dBase II) 
are both commercial products, I'd have to say "who gives a shit about 
commercial software".  I run better stuff, and it's free. :)


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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