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Should developers ensure their applications allow exchange of data with other applications of the same type?   [Edit]

Survey period: 29 Nov 2010 to 6 Dec 2010

Should we be required to provide the means to import and export data from our applications to ensure uses aren't locked into a single application?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, we should provide as rich an import and export experience as possible12922.05
Yes, if there are open standards for the data we should provide import and export of that standard format29650.60
Yes, but we should only be required to export data that has been input or imported, and not export any extra data our application has added417.01
No11920.34

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GeneralRe: XML Pin
Emilio Garavaglia30-Nov-10 9:18
Emilio Garavaglia30-Nov-10 9:18 
JokeIt depends Pin
Hamed Musavi28-Nov-10 21:39
Hamed Musavi28-Nov-10 21:39 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
Jason Ti28-Nov-10 22:57
Jason Ti28-Nov-10 22:57 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
Jarek Kruza29-Nov-10 0:26
Jarek Kruza29-Nov-10 0:26 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
Jason Ti29-Nov-10 4:05
Jason Ti29-Nov-10 4:05 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
mirdones29-Nov-10 4:13
mirdones29-Nov-10 4:13 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
ely_bob29-Nov-10 4:23
professionalely_bob29-Nov-10 4:23 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
ChandraRam4-Dec-10 2:33
ChandraRam4-Dec-10 2:33 
Hamed Mosavi wrote:
It reminds me a question a friend asked a while back. An old man knowing nothing of computer asked me: "How much does a software cost these days?!"


Reminds me of something similar too... I wrote a custom materials handling program a few years ago (back when 1.44 inch floppies were still used Smile | :) and the customer questioned why he had to pay me a few thousands for a floppy that just cost about 100 Rupees Sigh | :sigh:
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
Hamed Musavi4-Dec-10 2:54
Hamed Musavi4-Dec-10 2:54 
GeneralRe: It depends Pin
Delaram Sh5-Dec-10 9:44
Delaram Sh5-Dec-10 9:44 
GeneralIts my data and you can't have it! Pin
Mycroft Holmes28-Nov-10 18:55
professionalMycroft Holmes28-Nov-10 18:55 
GeneralRe: Its my data and you can't have it! Pin
Gunjan Bhasin28-Nov-10 19:31
Gunjan Bhasin28-Nov-10 19:31 
GeneralRe: Its my data and you can't have it! Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic29-Nov-10 2:50
Nemanja Trifunovic29-Nov-10 2:50 
GeneralRe: Its my data and you can't have it! Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Dec-10 11:35
professionalMycroft Holmes3-Dec-10 11:35 
JokeRe: Its my data and you can't have it! Pin
Paul Conrad3-Dec-10 5:29
professionalPaul Conrad3-Dec-10 5:29 

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