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here, here...


Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

>The fun of developing in a system that didn't rely on 
>multiple languages, the modal dialogs were modal, 
>the statefulness was manageable, the security was 
>secure, a stylesheet was applied to a document not 
>a form, hyperlinks were old fashioned and only 
>used for TOCs and inverted indexes in the composition 
>engine, complexity was used to describe income 
>tax forms, we could buy a system from a vendor 
>that supported it for ten years, if you could master 
>the main function, the rest was easy, SQL was a novel 
>but useful toy, a path expression didn't look like 
>it derived its syntax from subway grafitti...
>... "with the sun sinking down, in the fields I see, 
>that mule, ol' Rivers and me."
>At 50, it always looks better in the rearview mirror. :-)
>From: Michael Champion [mailto:michaelc.champion@gmail.com]
>On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 15:52:54 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len)
><len.bullard@intergraph.com> wrote:
>>7) To know that a better universe existed, you have
>>to be old enough to remember it.  For the web, that
>>means you have to be at least 50 years old.  That
>>means you are in a distinct minority among active
>Foolishlly taking the bait :-)  OK, I'm over 50, and I don't remember
>any better universe.    What are you referring to?
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