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Brion L. Webster
News from BorCon 2003 USA
2003-11-03 12:08:59 PM
Ray Lischner, bless his contrary heart, asked my question for me at the
Opening Session. While his analogy was strained, linking Kylix to a
coma patient, he was spot on:
Borland, tell us if Kylix will be updated or if it will be abandoned,
so we can make our business decisions and move on.
Dale artfully passed the question on to Blake Stone, CTO. Blake
announced Borland listens to it's users, and gave those C++ users who
didn't want Kylix a solution in the form of CBuilderX. Blake then
invited Ray to talk to him after the session, and said "we listen to
our customers, if you want something from us, buy product".
I don't understand why I'd buy a product that doesn't meet my needs,
when a minor update that works on new distributions would be worth my