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still notYET

2006-02-24 17:18:24.045538+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Why I wouldn't trust my enterprise to a Microsoft[Wiki] platform (and why I'm damned glad to no longer be programming on it) #54312: notYET[Wiki] became a viable platform sometime in 2003. An Ask /. post wonders about migrating to .NET 2 from .NET 1.1. They put so little thought into their framework that, 3 years later, the API is changing yet again.

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#Comment Another analysis made: 2006-02-24 19:40:31.119237+00 by: td

It's not that they don't put a lot of thought into it. They work hard on making it immensely attractive and equally hard on making sure that it stays a moving target, with the result that value-adders (i.e. potential Microsoft competitors) are perpetually kept off balance. Software engineers are for the most part only to happy to play along, as the Microsoft game is a Full-Employment Act for programmers.