* On 14 Mar 1997, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
* > * I wonder if the $25K price will be justified when the Next people
* > * discover how deep and powerful an enviroment the Mac web
* > developer
* > * community has created.
deep and powerful in the same sentence with Mac developer doesn't quite
* > Fire this asshole! If he had a brain he could go go
* > www.next.com and see that WebObjects (WO) comes in 3 flavors,
* > lite which is free, PRO. and Enterprise. Only Enterprise is $25K
* While it is true that WebObjects Lite _2.0_ is free, the latest
* version, WebObjects _3.0_ [Lite], is not free.
* Also, Lite and PRO impose limits not found in Enterprise, and the
* "power" users of WO have to go with Enterprise... hence deLuca's
* focus on that version, I'd guess.
Is this the same focus that yesterday said rap-so-dee will NOT run on Intel?
Also how to you define power user? If your talking about www.disney.com I
would have to agree. If however your talking about the other 97% of the web
sites NeXTStep 3.3/Apache/Web Objects lite will more than suffice, and is a
better solution than most "professional (insert NT here)" solutions
* I wonder if Apple will really keep WebObjects, if there is such
* strong support in the developer community for WebSTAR? Will the
* company keep the NEXTSTEP technology, but spin off WO?
* Thoughts, anyone?
I don't think NeXT/Apple will do anything to WO. WebStar is a joke. Check
out MacWeek this week or last. It is being used, because for the most part
the advertising community/graphics community uses Mac's and they don't
know, nor do they have a clue how to even begin to set up something like
Apache. Rap -so-dee will ship with a built in web server, which I'm sure
will be based on something a little more substantial than WebStar.
HAVE YOU RESTARTED YOUR COMPUTER LATELY?
Restarting the computer frees up space that,
over one or more days, can get filled with files
the computer uses only temporarily. - NeXTStep Power Tips, pg. 19
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