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Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

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  • #16
    Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

    Lenny - I understand.
    Its a vicious circle.
    People dont post because alpha doesnt reply, alpha doesnt reply because people dont post.

    Thank you for setting up ideascale (it wasnt even my idea - but i pushed for it because i believe it will truly allow alpha to get the feedback it needs).
    I have posted an idea to start!
    Scott Moniz - Computer Programmer/Analyst
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    • #17
      Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

      This is great! I've already bookmarked the site and plan to review it every day.
      Alpha is a great product. The users here are highly skilled and an amazing resource. Some feedback now on feature requests can only make Alpha better still, no?

      Stephen
      Alpha Anywhere v12.4.6.1.9 Build 6488-5436 IIS v10.0 on Windows Server 2019 Std in Hyper-V

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      • #18
        Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

        Well done, Lenny. I too will be reviewing these suggestions often.
        Mike W
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        "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

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        • #19
          Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

          Scott,
          My last post only pertained to what I had said prior and was not intended to be a summation of what this thread was about.

          I absolutely agree with what you have stated regarding the problems with the wishlist forum.

          Lenny,
          Thanks for the feedback and for trying something new to try to alleviate this issue. I hope it works out and have also added the site to my everyday tabs.
          Mike
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          It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
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          • #20
            Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

            MikeC,
            I didnt say you intended to sum the thread. I was just adding my 2 cents. :)
            Hopefully this new idea thing works out for Alpha and its developers.

            It has been added to my bookmarks as well.
            Scott Moniz - Computer Programmer/Analyst
            REA Inc.
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            REA INC offers consulting services, programming services, systems design, database design, third party payment gateway integration (CHASE, PAYPAL, AUTHORIZE.NET) and developer support.
            If you need custom code, or 1-to-1 mentoring in any facet of your database/web application design,
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            • #21
              Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

              Originally posted by aburningflame View Post
              Other users can thumbs up or thumbs down.

              Then when alpha develops new features - they can focus on ones with thumbs up - because that is what their clients wants.
              Who is going to say thumbs down for a new feature? It's a fair assumption to assume that any new feature would be welcome.
              Peter
              AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

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              • #22
                Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

                Originally posted by Peter.Greulich View Post
                Who is going to say thumbs down for a new feature? It's a fair assumption to assume that any new feature would be welcome.
                I had added an idea and it was thumbs downed because apparently it is available in a new patch. So, its there if needed.
                However, if you take a look at the ideascale site - you will actually see that certain ideas are ranked higher than others.

                Some users dont thumbs up and idea they dont care about or like.
                Some users may thumbs down - who knows.
                Scott Moniz - Computer Programmer/Analyst
                REA Inc.
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                REA INC offers consulting services, programming services, systems design, database design, third party payment gateway integration (CHASE, PAYPAL, AUTHORIZE.NET) and developer support.
                If you need custom code, or 1-to-1 mentoring in any facet of your database/web application design,
                contact us to discuss options.

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                • #23
                  Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

                  I'm not panning your idea. But a lack of up votes doesn't mean that no one has any interest. People generally tend to be passive unless they have a burr under their saddle. Few people would ever say, no - please don't give us that new feature. OTOH, if they have to choose between A & B, that's another matter.
                  Peter
                  AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

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                  • #24
                    Re: Move the "Feature Wishlist" to www.ideascale.com or similar

                    By voting up for ones you care about and down about others - you are virtually choosing between A&B.
                    Maybe people shouldnt be passive if they want change - and maybe the few that arent passive will feel strongly enough about it to encourage alpha.

                    Lets see.
                    THe burr under my saddle is that I use this for everyday development and my job depends on it - why wouldnt I want it to be more efficient?

                    Anyways - doing nothing and expecting results is counterproductive.
                    Scott Moniz - Computer Programmer/Analyst
                    REA Inc.
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                    scott@reainc.net

                    REA INC offers consulting services, programming services, systems design, database design, third party payment gateway integration (CHASE, PAYPAL, AUTHORIZE.NET) and developer support.
                    If you need custom code, or 1-to-1 mentoring in any facet of your database/web application design,
                    contact us to discuss options.

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