innisfree: Another TFZ

A place for Gunroom refugees and their ilk to share ideas and advice - topics include (but are not limited to) application development, especially the relative merits of various database environments; client/server issues; favorite programming languages and the problem of suiting the medium to the task; pros & cons (mostly cons) of the "Emperor's New OOP"; web development tools; arguments about the respective merits of our several OSs and hardware platforms; bad jokes about Bill Gates; Life, the Universe, and Everything.