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Subject:Re: A direct attack on TW? -Reply From:John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 23 Jul 1998 16:58:08 -0400
Wasn't this a product used by pilots? Don't pilots fly planes? Do I want
a pilot with one eye out the window and one eye in a manual? Hope this
product doesn't help a pilot to land the plane.
"Give me keyboard or give me death"...or something like that :-)
Besides...keyboard or 50 page manual...who cares...it IS complex.
There's nothing wrong with complex...it may do complex things! Wanna see
complex? Take a look at the user's manual I just started working on for
the installation and configuration of the Oracle Financials
application...GL, AP, AR, OY VEY!
> But what I'm thinking is... this other company's product is so complex
> it needs its own special *keyboard*??? Sounds a little inconvenient to
> me. Anyone else? Would the rest of the world prefer a special keyboard
> to a 50-page manual? Would the rest of techwr-l even prefer it?
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