jm at jmason.org
Mon Feb 26 12:22:06 GMT 2001
> > >> I prefer not to imagine and look at what's really there. You
> > >> seem to be unwilling to supply examples with regard to
> > >> "business critical software". Surely, working for an ISP, you
> > >> have examples of proprietary software that has no usable free
> > >> alternative?
> HP OpenView
> ClearCase (that I know of anyway)
> JBuilder (I don't use it myself - xemacs is perfect - but a lot of monkeys I
> know couldn't do without a dragndrop environment for Java dev.)
Purify (the original and best C/C++ memory-leak checker)
Perforce (much better than Clearcase ;)
There's still plenty of room for proprietary software IMHO. It just has
to be *better* than the free competition!
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