TANSTAAFL


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TANSTAAFLThere Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
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This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but a simple reminder of Robert Heinlein's TANSTAAFL theory, which stands for "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch." From a workflow perspective, Vantage appears exceptionally functional, but the likely price is a few hours to understand how it all works and fits together, though the investment should prove well worth it for even moderately complicated workflows.
(1971), TANSTAAFL. The Economic Strategy for Environmental Crisis, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, London
Milton Friedman may have been right when he asserted that TANSTAAFL, "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch" (1962, 16-17), but part of the political entrepreneur's job is to find ways to make others pay for his clients', voters', or cause's lunch.