[Gambas-user] Couldn't help but laugh, most of you will understand.

Brian G brian at westwoodsvcs.com
Fri Nov 13 17:12:39 CET 2020

Could not agree more Christof!
Brian Friday, 13 November 2020, 00:54AM -08:00 from Christof Thalhofer  chrisml at deganius.de :

>Am 13.11.20 um 00:42 schrieb jose.rodriguez at cenpalab.cu:
> Not your fault, but I don't find it very funny...
>If anyone has problems with bugs in Gambas please try something like
>Microsoft Access.
>I did!
>From one version to the next MS removed functionality, because you could
>work with foreign databases with it and they wanted to force the people
>to MS SQL server. They removed methods I used 700 times in my code on
>their recommendation before!
>We could not debug bugs, because a lot was behind the black wall of
>closed source. We could not even report bugs.
>If someone told MS that there was an annoying bug they often denied it
>and firms had to pay thousands of dollars to them to at least take a look.
>It took me ten years to get out of this sticky mud.
>I know exactly why I use open source. I know a lot of open source
>software diamonds I work with and can rely on. But for me three of them
>stand out: Postgresql, TeX and Gambas.
>Software is complex, there will always be bugs like warts on the skin
>especially in a piece of software that stands on the shoulders of others
>like it is with Gambas. But the benefits outweigh a lot and I wish I
>could have enjoyed them much earlier in my life.
>Alles Gute
>Christof Thalhofer
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