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Sep 24, 2010, 16:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Newman)

"The community is sick, poisoned by the component vendors with closed source software "solutions" and stymied by Microsoft themselves who are so cleverly changing just fast enough to keep developers from solving problems themselves.

"Third party vendor support forums are swamped with questions like "I put a GridView onto my CallBack control and now I get a ViewState is corrupt error". The real answer to this question is not the one supplied: "this is fixed in the next version". The real answer is of course "STOP USING SO MANY ILL-CONCEIVED ABSTRACTIONS AND LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS HOW THE #@$#@% WEB WORKS!".

"Also stop using codeplex it's not real open source! Real open source isn't submitting a patch and waiting/hoping that one day it might be accepted and merged into the main line."

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