>Subject: Re: The BDE is a heap of crap! BUT I LIKE DELPHI and What we can do about it
>Date: 25 Jun 1996 01:51:25 GMT
>>> Am I the only one here who is tired of seeing this annoying header?
>> Sorry, that wasn't called for. I just get a little defensive of
>> Delphi, b/c it seems like Borland is fighting an uphill battle
>> against the MS monopoly. I want to see Delphi and superior
>> technology win for once.
>YES YES YES I like Delphi I wish Borlan can break MS and PowerSoft monopoly
>I hate VB and I like Delphi much more than PowerBuilder BUT it seems to me Borland does not take seriously
>programmers complains. I'v sent couple bug reports (I went through all source code wit debuger, found real bug,
>reported to Borland) but I did not receive any feedback (except confirmation from bug-administrator) from Borland ??
>We can help Borland to make Delphi error free and I think many programmers willing to spend some time on it.
I feel compelled to add to this thread and also the one about "bashing the
A long time ago I became a stockholder in Borland (unfortunately, price went
down since I bought, but my faith remains steadfast). I did this for two
reasons....one, I believed in the company and what they are trying to
accomplish and want to share in the rewards from that. And second, when I
complain, I want to be heard as a developer and owner. It may not make much
difference, but....another company I did this with had a similar problem. I
went to their annual meeting and brought up support issues as a concern. They
didn't remedy all problems, but they began to take our complaints similarly.
Maybe a bunch of us need to become stockholders and attempt to wield more
influence. It can't hurt/