@bob just ready your "Is FOSS capitalist?" and I thought it was well done.

I think I can see the original author's point (or at least the point of those who they claim to represent), but I think the root cause is different, and therefore the solution they propose is inadequate.

I'm going to try and write something more cohesive about this but I wanted to thank-you for your post.

@bob This is the best I could do in the time I alloted myself :)


I'm sure it's full of (factual, grammatical) errors but that's not really the point. If I can find some time later I'll go-back and clean things up :)

@jjg This reminds me of the hypercard demo from the late 1980s which can be found on YouTube. I never used that system, but the ease with which programs could be made still looks futuristic even now.

@bob Hypercard has a direct relationship to this (it was Atkinson's translation of BASIC into the GUI realm).

I've considered a number of times of reviving the idea (as have others) but haven't had enough justification to complete it.

Maybe now's the time?


if you are not already familiar with bret victor, may I humbly suggest you spend a few moments perusing his writings and projects, starting @ worrydream.com


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