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A very interesting blog entry by Andy Kramek. Is .NET out there only to generate more money for M$? What are the reasons to move to .NET other than using ASP.NET? Definitely some benefits, but is it worth the ride? It's ever changing, not backward compatable, and not mature.

http://weblogs.foxite.com/andykramek/archive/2005/07/06/719.aspx

I have a new hobby... searching for "Foxpro" in .NET blogs like the following:

http://www.softinsight.com/bnoyes/PermaLink.aspx?guid=1a94827c-522b-47c6-a0e5-5f3f79c6745c

It ALWAYS seems to turn up a brief mention of Foxpro in a negative light, but never has specifics as to what is "bad" about Foxpro.

I have to wonder if they are "heavily vested" in Foxpro, what's the business/technical case for re-writing everything? What version of Foxpro? Did they explore newer Foxpro versions/frameworks that could leverage their existing knowledge? Wonder how successful this project is? I'm tempted to leave a comment but I know I'll just get the .NET mantra... sigh... -- Randy Jean
( Topic last updated: 2005.08.09 06:01:55 PM )