I don't think I could have been anymore balanced in my post--to conclude that there is some great advantage to presenting a bunch of competitors in my answer as singularly self-serving is rather specious. And if I seemed to open the dialog in frustration, it is because no one here really answered the question. I do agree that it would have been fine to say I stumbled on this post and here is an idea, but I was actually trying to answer the question relative to a readers need. That because that is what I do for a living, CostGizmo is just a side project. As far as the age of the post, there is a world outside of your experiences and other people search for these answers--the op just starts the flow.
Food prices have risen 19% in the last 5 months. Maybe its better that a restaurant owner looking for solutions actually gets presented something other than a presumptuous "$2 calculator" answer. Whether you want to call it spam or not, my reply was balanced, comprehensive and actually provided some thoughtful options. That anyone would post a reference to software solutions when someone asks for a software solution--wow, how arbitrary. You should use your extraordinary powers of deduction to figure out why you are petty.
is the use of electronic messaging systems to send unsolicited bulk messages (spam
), especially advertising, indiscriminately." This was neither unsolicited (the op asked for suggestions on software) nor indiscriminate (it is apt for the subject), nor is it bulk, as the answer was written uniquely for the context. If you must revel in your criticism, at least use proper nomenclature.
post edited by JohnVenice - 2014/06/11 15:51:38