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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: RE: [OT][ASN.1] Interesting quote
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2004 21:52:05 GMT
Many thanks Tim!
Alex

> 
> From: Tim Walker <twalker@merc-int.com>
> Date: 2004/01/26 Mon PM 03:22:06 EST
> To: "'Apache Directory Developers List'"
> 	 <directory-dev@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: RE: [OT][ASN.1] Interesting quote
> 
> As an outsider watching this project with great interest, and with very little to offer
except, perhaps, some
> beta testing, I am looking forward to this day with excitement for you. 
> 
> --
> Tim 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Karasulu [mailto:aok123@bellsouth.net] 
> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 2:13 PM
> To: directory-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: [OT][ASN.1] Interesting quote
> 
> Hi,
> 
> The author of that ASN.1 Complete book, John Larmouth, made the 
> following comment in a section of his book when talking about ASN.1 
> compiler tools:
> 
>   "Paying money for a professionally-developed, supported, and robust
>    tool is often more effective in the long run than use of a "freebie". 
>    (The main counter-argument to this is probably the Apache Web server - 
>    probably the most popular Web server in use today, and it is free! But 
>    there is an English saying 'the exception proves the rule'."
>    
>    p. 124 Section 1.1.1 last paragraph
> 
> Interesting isn't it?  I think we may have to prove him wrong again but
> have the same organization provide another exception yet again.  For Apache
> these exceptions should be the norm.
> 
> Alex
> 
> 


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