In the US, 'to bag' generally means the same thing. I think some places it
means to 'capture' or 'get lucky' but I'm not sure where...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 7:14 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] DXP Discussion
>
>
> On 09:46 PM 30/07/2002 -0400, Robert M. Wolfe said:
> >Mike,
> >100% Correct.
> >Bob Wolfe
> >
> >Mike wrote
> >  I disagree,    This is expensive software.  I purchase $49.00
> software and
> >complain to store managers if my  $49.00 package doesnt work,
> why shouldnt
> >ALTIUM receive  heat from us about not correcting bugs and not
> meeting our
> >expectations.   We are the paying customer.  SIMPLE AS THAT
> If  I take
> >ALTIUMS attitude with my customers, I would be out of business.
>
> So do I - I think the heat should be bloody hot but also constructive.  I
> have never held back on saying something is no good.  But I
> usually try to
> offer some way in which it could be better or some reason for why an
> alternative is better.
>
> If you or Mike think I was suggesting going soft on Altium, by suggesting
> we be constructive in our criticism, I am sorry I created that impression.
>
> Since the program is more expensive than most we use, that is all
> the more
> reason why constructive criticism is more valuable for all of us.
>  Most of
> us are not in the position of being able to change CAD/CAE
> packages easily
> so we have to be part of the process in making the package we
> have to work
> with work better.
>
> You can either be part of the process or you can simply complain.
>  Which is
> it to be?
>
> In either case Altium will know what you don't like, but only in one will
> your comments be useful in making the damn thing better.
>
> Those with long memories will recall the process I went through on the
> release of P98 and P99.  They will also see the results of some of the
> active engagement by a number of us in the changes from P99 to P99SE.
>
> BTW - maybe it is different in different places.  "To bag" something in
> Australia is anything but a compliment - it means to denigrate it.  I am
> saying it is easy for us to denigrate the software (always is after
> all).  But at the same time can we rise above this and say why it is bad
> and how it could be better.  I used the phrase "We can bag DXP - that is
> really easy."  Are some of you taking this to mean that I am
> saying DXP is
> good, or go soft on Altium?  Where does the impression that I am
> suggesting
> going soft on Altium come from?
>
> Bye for now,
> Ian
>
>
>
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