• Subject: Re: IBM Spin Doctors on AS/400 Marketing
  • From: Neil Palmer <NPalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 20:57:15 -0400
  • Organization: NxTrend Technology - Canada

Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:
> At 03:28 PM 10/21/97 -0400, you wrote:
> >Al,
> >
> >Knowing that the only IBM'ers on this list are the good guys (ie. not
> >the ones who need to hear the message about marketing) maybe you
> could
> >post an e-mail address or two of some of the Ostriches who need to
> have
> >this message reinforced, and everyone one the list (especially - but
> not
> >exclusively - those who can identify themselves as Customers and not
> >Business Partners) could try to enlighten them.  Maybe then they'll
> >start to understand it's not just you and a couple of BP's bitching
> >(although is there a hidden message there that they don't give a damn
> if
> >it's ONLY BP's who are complaining ?).  :-(
> >
> I sent the message to over 20 IBMers.  I'm sure that it will be seen
> by all
> the right people.


Yes, they will see YOUR message and could still argue it's just a BP
bitching.  If they get a minor flood of mail from customers on this
list, they may form a different opinion.

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