[ale] OT: Re: posting to Linux mail list
esoteric at 3times25.net
Tue Dec 30 20:31:26 EST 2003
> I was thinking of Visual Studio, however others had their own
> programs (as I am sure there are many others). Linux is not the
> perfect system for everyone and lacks stuff.
I'm not up on Visual Studio, but I believe it's a gui dev. tool, of
which I'm not fond, thus I see little value in it.
> Another example is VB. How can Linux run a company's tailored
> software (mission critical) if it is in VB ?? and I don't think
> "Export it to Open Source" is a good business reason to put forth.
VB is just another scripting language, worse, it's the cause of many
security issues. How can Linux run a company's tailored software if it
is in VB? You rewrite it in a safer better language.
Until later, Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
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