[Lazarus] OT [Re: Why we chose Object Pascal instead]

Martin Friebe lazarus at mfriebe.de
Wed Apr 15 18:25:39 CEST 2009

Giuliano Colla wrote:
> Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho ha scritto:
>> And here is the best comment about it:
>> Capt. Kirk:
>> As a customer your choices are:
>> 1. Hire an experienced competent developer who understands the library
>> functions, knows how to write properly structured code with
>> appropriate variable scope and data types, or
>> 2. Hire someone who will produce what appears to be exactly the same output.
>> As a customer who doesn't happen to be a developer himself, the above
>> two options translate as:
>> 1. Hire an expensive expensive expensive who expensive the expensive
>> expensive, knows how to write expensive expensive code with expensive
>> expensive expensive and expensive expensive, or
>> 2. Save a bunch of money and get exactly the same thing.
> The funny thing is that whoever buys a car, a drill, a mobile phone, 
> whatever, knows very well that what is visible doesn't tell what's 
> inside, how reliable it is, and so on, and looks for expert advice. A 
> lot of publishers make money printing magazines which provide a better 
> insight on cars, cameras, phones etc. etc.
> Nonetheless, although everybody stumbles every day in the pitfalls of 
> badly written software, it appears that very few apply to buying 
> software the same kind of approach. :-(
Yeah, but where is the magazine: "The programmer's inside" ? Which 
compares individual programmers, and gives tips, whom to use for which 



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