HELP! Must choose language!

Kyler Laird Kyler at news.Lairds.org
Thu Jan 2 07:25:40 CET 2003


Cliff Wells <LogiplexSoftware at earthlink.net> writes:

>Easy solution:  tell them you need $800 to buy the Python development
>system.  Download and install Python, pocket the money, tada: everyone's
>happy.  They might be even happier if you tell them that they'll have to
>fork over licensing fees for every application shipped ;)

And next month, when you're falling behind in your work and your
credit card bills..."Sorry, I'm not going to be able to finish
the project on time.  We discovered a bug.  We're going to need
to buy the upgrade...and maybe a service agreement..."

I'm still amazed that people get *anything* of value accomplished
with proprietary software.

--kyler




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