[Sidefx-houdini-list] advice on a "set shot" workflow inwindows!??!! (WTF)

Ammon Riley ammon.riley at gmail.com
Fri May 28 13:49:51 EDT 2010


On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Andrew D Lyons <tstexture at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 May 2010 10:02, Jeff Wagner <jeff at sidefx.com> wrote:
>> If "X" seems to have been working up to now, why can't we make "X" work
>> going forward? No really? What's so bad with "X"? Can't we just hire a
>> programmer to fix what we have?
>
> This seems to be the definitive mistake of almost every existing studio that
> tries to scale up to make feature animation.
>
> Lets see how many analogies we can come up with to illustrate this. Lets
> start with some transportation analogies:
>
> "I have a tricycle. I can ride up my driveway. Why can't I ride it into
> Town?"

You can, and you can even have a basket on the back to put your
shopping in!

http://www.amazon.com/Adult-trike-tricycle-coaster-version/dp/B002MUN9H2

> "I have a bike. I can get to the shops. Why can't I ride it to the next town?

I can ride *my* bike to the next town.

Well... I could if I got it out of the box it's been in for the last 4 years,
and put it back together.

A



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