Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: 99% CPU and what Microsoft thinks of Firebird
Author Martijn Tonies
> > The lates is that our customers keeps asking me why we are not running
> > on .NET and I answer: "Sure we are, most of our app is build from tool
> > comming from www.sourceforge.NET" and our customers reply "Ohh...thats
> > where the .NET part comes from!" Out customers know nothing about
> > development, but they sure do like all the new buzzwords.
> Now you've gotten my interest. I was wondering how many customers would
> start asking about .NET for development. Like many Firebird users, we are
> Delphi developers and have been reluctant to move to .NET development
> because of the legacy applications we have. I haven't had too many
> customers bring this up, but I wanted to know if they gave you any
> for why .NET development is important to them? Or is this just buzzword
> speak?
> If its buzzword speak, you could always tell them that you are committed
> .NET, Corba, XML/XLST, IPv6, Java, Mac OSX, AI, Longhorn, all Matrix
> episodes, iRobot, and any other futuristic technology endeavors, if that
> would make them feel happier :)

I AM committed to those technologies.Whenever I can find
the time, I use 'em...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
Upscene Productions