[futurebasic] RB vs FB

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From: Chris Stasny <staz@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 09:30:54 -0600
>Charlie Dickman <charlied@...> wrote
>  > Is there something reasonable to do to
>  > confront RB directly? Could an example
>  > that somehow shows the
>  > advantages of doing a project in
>  > FB^3 be constructed as part of the
>  > FB^3 demo?
>Bowerbird wrote <Bowerbird@...>
>  > i'm willing to help program a demo presentation
>  > if you guys can get me the raw materials to work from.
>Staz replied:
>  > We have to do it at a code level.
>  > I don't know how you could assist.

Duh. I read this email wrong. I thought Bowerbird was offering to 
help create an FB^3 demo. I did not realize that he was offering to 
help with a comparison.  Let me reverse my previous answer. Yes, I 
would appreciate assistance.

>Bowerbird! and fellow defenders of FB!
>I think confrontation with Real Basic
>is a great publicity stunt
>for FB, provided it is handled well.
>Here is my recipe. Take some smart demo from Real
>Basic and redo it better in FB, maybe in several
>different ways showing avenues of devellopment
>that FB opens and Real Basic does not: speed,
>compactness toolbox access, fine tuning, assembly
>language, succinct readable code, etc.

I think this is an excellent idea.


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