• Subject: Re: What can be done to enhance the green screen applications?
  • From: Pat Barber <MBOCEANSIDE@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 10:14:08 -0700
  • Organization: OceanSide Systems

boothm@earth.goddard.edu wrote:
> Too many times I hear and see RPG programmers talking about
> efficiency, speed, and effectivness but Windows and GUI is teaching us
> that we are using the wrong values for today's users and managers.
> People may talk about stability and speed but when it's time to spend
>  company's money they go for glamour and looks.

You bring up some very valid points.. The problem with the "older"
are just that... they are "older" so nobody(programmers) who wants to go 
back and update them with the new features(I am guilty).. I remember
well when the pull down,push buttons,radio knobs,etc,etc came out as an 
option.... To this day... I have never seen "ANYBODY" actually use

 I tried a few of the features in one or two programs but since I didn't
have the time or desire, I forgot about them and continued on in that
old fashioned way..... The problem is US, not the users.... 
Does anybody use all the new features that are
they look at them and say.. "that's nice" and let's move right along to
next problem...
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