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#1 MsAne   User is offline

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Posted 10 June 2008 - 02:50 PM

I swear i think MS cant come up with nothing on their own, they now coming out with IronRuby their version of ruby on rails.

Plus they want to be part of EVERYTHING. Silverlight is suppose to be the Adobe flash competitor :crazy:
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#2 skyhawk133   User is offline

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Re: Copy cats

Posted 10 June 2008 - 02:53 PM

http://en.wikipedia..../Market_economy

I say good on em'. Ruby is having problems lately anyway. This might light a fire under their asses. It's a good language to program in, just has some major scalability issues.
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Posted 10 June 2008 - 02:58 PM

View Postskyhawk133, on 10 Jun, 2008 - 02:53 PM, said:

http://en.wikipedia..../Market_economy

I say good on em'. Ruby is having problems lately anyway. This might light a fire under their asses. It's a good language to program in, just has some major scalability issues.


True this will definitely spark Ruby up. But MS has to be more creative. They just grab ppl's ideas, modify it, and get full creditability for it
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 10 June 2008 - 03:00 PM

I wonder which direction this thread is going to go in...

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Re: Copy cats

Posted 10 June 2008 - 03:00 PM

Silverlight has some major issues at this point from what I have seen, so I am not sure if it will catch on with non-Microsoft fanboys/girls
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 10 June 2008 - 03:46 PM

View PostMsAne, on 10 Jun, 2008 - 02:58 PM, said:

They just grab ppl's ideas, modify it, and get full creditability for it

Well they are making money hand over fist. So I think their strategy is working quite well for them.

Why fix what isn't broken?
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 10 June 2008 - 03:48 PM

Well many places are coming with their own version of ruby, as long as they dont change much on it ill probably try IronRuby.
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 10 June 2008 - 03:48 PM

View PostMsAne, on 10 Jun, 2008 - 03:58 PM, said:

True this will definitely spark Ruby up. But MS has to be more creative. They just grab ppl's ideas, modify it, and get full creditability for it


Well it worked, didn't it?
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#9 mensahero   User is offline

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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 01:07 AM

That's how business goes.... when they think its a good investment then they'll go for it..

IMO... that's how microsoft work.. they see something with potential.. they take the IDEA and developed it into a more customer oriented type.. and they are really good at it.. when its all about money.. its always a good investment to develop something that has proven itself to have potential in the market.. :blink:

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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 01:48 AM

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I swear i think MS cant come up with nothing on their own, they now coming out with IronRuby their version of ruby on rails.

Cry?

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Silverlight has some major issues at this point from what I have seen, so I am not sure if it will catch on with non-Microsoft fanboys/girls

I think it is because Microsoft has randomly become very, very strict with their permissions. Creating an XBAP application that doesn't require full trust.. for even accessing a web service.. is a LOT of effort.

Who can be bothered with digital certificates...
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 02:43 AM

View PostMsAne, on 11 Jun, 2008 - 12:50 AM, said:

I swear i think MS cant come up with nothing on their own, they now coming out with IronRuby their version of ruby on rails.

Why are people still posting absolute nonsense ?
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 03:26 AM

Funny topic name, especially that they've just told on a press conference, that they are not copy cats, so no "Zune phone" is coming - why should they, their OS licensees do it for them anyway.
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 03:30 AM

Microsoft is a business, just like any other. Flame me if you want.

It's like hamburgers. You might be able to cook a better hamburger then McDonald's, but can you sell it better then McDonald's?
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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 04:25 AM

View PostKYA, on 11 Jun, 2008 - 01:30 PM, said:

... but can you sell it better then McDonald's?

:P :^:
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#15 mensahero   User is offline

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Re: Copy cats

Posted 11 June 2008 - 04:35 AM

View PostMitkOK, on 11 Jun, 2008 - 02:43 AM, said:

View PostMsAne, on 11 Jun, 2008 - 12:50 AM, said:

I swear i think MS cant come up with nothing on their own, they now coming out with IronRuby their version of ruby on rails.

Why are people still posting absolute nonsense ?


well... this is the Caffeine Lounge.. topics which is absolute nonsense to you could be full of sense to anyone.. :blink:

FYI this forum is meant for topics like this.. :blink:
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