To be sure, there are some that do both, though there is only so much time in a day. Ask Maurice sometime about his vision of GEOS -- I heard him discuss it at the Spring '99 Expo. It's very interesting. Of course, he's decided to work on other things instead, and far be it from me to criticize his chosen direction. :) Yea, I guess discussions like these do get olde after awhile. The way I look at it though is that while we Commie lovers keep hoping and dreaming for better things, it is only because we feel that our beloved architecture, chipset, OS, etc, has VALUE, and that it would only take a few extending pushes to bring it back on top. It becomes much more tolerable if you think of it that way, I've found. - Bo -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Steve Judd Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2001 3:04 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Dreamers (was RE: C-128 and Jeri board) Hola Bo, On Wed, 2 May 2001, Bo Zimmerman wrote: > Seriously, your point is very well taken, but dreams like these have been a > favorite past-time for quite awhile, both here, and on comp.sys.cbm. I hope This is of course not directed at you in particular, but in my less than humble opinion this is exactly one of the major problems with the modern C= community -- dreaming is so much easier than doing that little gets done. Worse, it is as you say a pastime, a kind-of game; lacking seriousness. I am quite sure that I'm not the only one who stopped reading comp.sys.cbm for that reason -- that almost nobody is actually serious about what they're talking and dreaming about. Even worse, is I can point to several modern dreamers who used to be productive hardware and software doers. And finally, I don't think I've ever seen people like Jolse or Maurice dreaming. (Sorry, this has been on my chest for many years now!) -S - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org. - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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