I really enjoyed this post. It seems I was reading myself.
The problem is that there aren’t so many people thinking like that in the FLOSS community. And that will NEVER change. That is why MS will always be relevant and that is why nobody (as in someone who is not geek) uses Google Docs.
The only thing I really miss now that I’m back to XP from Vista (I consider myself a hero that I’ve lasted for 1,5 year) is Vista’s search box in the start menu. I found something even better, and it’s open source too; Launchy. The site is great and minimalistic, as is the rest of the app. Grab the installer, and when you’re done press alt+space and write whatever comes to you mind and it will find it and execute it.
Best Presentation and Idea for this year so far (if not in the last six months). I haven’t felt good about Google since Google Web Toolkit was announced (and let’s hope AppEngine doesn’t get stalled like GWT more or less has*)
* GWT even now doesn’t have official API for Google Maps, one of the most famous and commonly used Google app
PS. Long live Guido and Python. Afterall we had a lot of RoR..
If only you have done your homework before posting this piece of lies and with such an insulting tone..
After closing its worst quarter since 2002, the stock market enjoyed the best start to the second quarter since 1938. The Dow soared 394 points, while the S&P 500 jumped 3.6% and the Nasdaq climbed 3.7%
Is this information? I can write an algorithm in less than ten minutes in Python for that.