Here's a petition that I think everyone should take a look at: http://www.PetitionOnline.com/fbpure/petition.html PB Lorin Rivers wrote: > > At 11:46 AM -0400 5/17/2001, tedd wrote: > >Joe: > > > >I can appreciate your concern and opinion. I simply disagree. > > > >If the petition had simply not mentioned any brand of Basic, then I > >would not have had any problems with signing. However, the writer of > >the petition, for whatever his reason, did mention RealBasic and did > >not note FB -- so that did it for me. I am not supporting a > >petition, which in my mind will not do anything to change Apple's > >direction, but will present RealBasic to 1400+ Mac users as THE > >Basic for the Mac. > > > >Maybe next time the writer of the petition will consider such concerns. > > > >tedd > > Tedd, > > It's possible the creator of the petition has never heard of > FutureBASIC. I don't know. That petition has dozens of line items on > it, most of them very good suggestions. Does the fact that, on one of > them, the petition writer suggests numerous applications but does not > include your favorite invalidate the whole petition? I don't think it > does. > > Also, there's a comment section in the petition submission form, you > could suggest alterations or additions to the list there, instead of > eschewing participating at all.