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Originally Posted by Amilius View Post
I guess what I have to do is take what I learned and build my own OF app and compete. I'd sell it for half the cost of OF and include an option for password protection and encryption. If you can't join them then beat them!
Yes. This is what it boils down to. Accept what you have or build a better mousetrap. I've learned the state the software is what it is. There is a part of me that wants to improve, but there is a part of me that needs to accept it for what it is and love the current state.

It's always easier said than done. Easier to point out what is wrong or should be changed than doing the change.

To quote Truman's Speech at Shenandoah:
Originally Posted by Truman;
You must have hardihood, courage, strength, the desire not to sit at home in ease and say how wrong the world has gone but the desire to go out and do your part to right it. You remember in 61 to 65 there was plenty to stay at home and say how poorly the war was being carried on, but the fellow that did the job was the man who went out and did his duty on the field of battle. That is the man that counts. And so it is now:
The man that counts in life is the man that goes out and tries to do the thing.
As for OmniGroup developing software based entirely on popular votes... I don't agree with that model. It's important to know what direction the users want the software to go, as that may affect sales, but more important is developing a product you are proud of. If companies only listened to the whining of the majority, we'd loose out on much of the inventions and progress that drive us forward.

We all know OmniFocus isn't made for businesses, if it was, it would have some level of encryption / password protection. Especially if you have all your personal stuff with your work stuff. You don't want your co-workers seeing your personal stuff, and your company doesn't want your business stuff available to your entire household. When OmniFocus is ready to step up to the next level, they'll include the password / encryption. Until then, it is what it is.

As for FCPX, it took courage to release a product so different from the previous version. Apple is attempting to jump ahead a couple years to see if they can develop a product that is ahead of what is already here. What most people don't see in the product is the incredible performance that is underneath the hood. Don't be fooled by the simplicity.

Originally Posted by Wayne Gretzky
skate to where the puck's going, not where it's been