[NTLK] Any developers available to clean up Equate?

From: David Mantripp (d.mantripp_at_fantastic.com)
Date: Tue Feb 19 2002 - 06:11:05 EST

From: Vasant Ramasubramanian <vasantr_at_utdallas.edu>
Subject: [NTLK] Any developers available to clean up Equate?

Why bother ? It was much slower than QuickFigure and had big, big issues
with large spreadsheets which QF managed to avoid. Equate was a bit nicer
from a usability point of view, but then again you had to wait 10 minutes
(on a 120 at least) to scroll to any cell further away than K20....(or

And anyway, as I asked myself many years ago, do spreadsheets _really_ make
sense on a Newton ? An intelligent data access tool which supports
synchronisation within a desktop spreadsheet master document would be a lot
more appropriate, and a better use of developer time.

IMHO, anyway.

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