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Oleg Dulin wrote:
>> On the other hand, I already know SVG, CSS, XHTML and DOM. Why should
>> I learn something other than that and give away my toolbox for a
>> restrictive environment where everything has the MS signature on it?
> Because in the near future someone with less education than you, less
> student loans to pay, and better visual development tools will come to
> your customer and do your job in half the time.
Pretty good point... The above indeed applies in many cases, but I will
always be more flexible using open standards while I will be able to
sell to non MS shops. Besides, I'm getting paid to solve problems no MS
guy with MSSQL+.NET+Visual tools can solve, so my market is above that.
> Mainframe developers said the same thing to VB and Java -- we already
> know COBOL, PL/I, SQL and JCL, why should we learn something else ?
This is not about evolution, it's about being open.
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