[Webchange-list] Am I the only WebChasnge User Left?

Tim Powys-Lybbe tim at powys.org
Wed Apr 23 14:32:16 BST 2008


In message of 23 Apr, Vince M Hudd <vince at softrock.co.uk> wrote:

> Mik Towse <mik.towse at xemik.com> wrote:


> > Presumably you have something to show people to let them see how
> > great it is, so you can say 'part with your cash & I'll send it to
> > you soon!'
> 
> I suppose the only thing stopping me is that it's not something I'm
> keen on doing. I'd much prefer that if someone hands me money, I hand
> them something tangible/usable in return, rather than a mere promise.
> 
> (And let's face it - people in the RISC OS community can quite rightly
> be wary of handing money over now for something in return later, even
> though the cases where that situation has gone pear shaped have been
> over expensive hardware, rather than cheap software.)

Agreed.

I lost out a bit on the hardware Omega who never returned my deposit and
then went broke and a similar amount on the somewhat expensive software
Vantage which was nver finished satisfactorily.

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