Sounds to me like they're just smooth talking you in hopes of selling you
a new package !    ;-)


On Mon, 22 Sep 1997, MR ROY H SCHNAUSS III wrote:

> Dear Lloyd,
> 
> It is great that you thought ahead like you did.  I did call the 
> software firm and they told me that they have no intention of fixing 
> the package.  They further told me that according to my licensing 
> aggreement, that I could not have the code altered by another person 
> to fix the date field problem.  Only problem is that I dropped their 
> contract 1 year after I bought the software because they accused me 
> of altering their software when I installed another program on the 
> machine.  They took my software off and sent it to their headquarters 
> to see if I had violated their code.  I promptly gave them the boot.  
> Even when I recently called them for an update, the woman started to 
> yell at me about how they owned that code and I couldn't touch it and 
> further she stated that she or her company didn't care if my machine 
> dropped dead at the year 2000.
> 
> Roy
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