Of COURSE they were hiding !  Don't you remember "the importance of not
being seen" from Monty Python ?   :-)



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don [SMTP:dr2@access.digex.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 1998 11:21 PM
> To:   Eric
> Cc:   'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject:      RE: Letters to the Editors
> 
> 
> 
> Eric,
> 
> Oh, I found the booth...didn't ask...it was at the end of a isle, on
> the
> smaller less traveled lower area, and it was on the end, facing the
> back
> wall....so, it wasn't on the main aisle part....you actually had to go
> down the aisle and turn the corner at the end to see them....almost as
> if
> they were hiding....:)
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 1 Jul 1998, Eric wrote:
> 
> > Don,
> >     Did you ask them where the AS/400 Booth was?  I'd be interested
> to know their response.
> > 
> > Eric Kempter
> > Director of MIS
> > Commair Mechanical Services
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:       Don [SMTP:dr2@access.digex.net]
> > Sent:       Wednesday, July 01, 1998 4:36 AM
> > To: John Carr
> > Cc: Midrange-L
> > Subject:    Re: Letters to the Editors
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > 
> > > He was polite and said that his editor was getting frustrated with
> the
> > > volume.  
> > 
> > Tough noogies!  They need to know that we DEMAND fairness and
> accuracy in
> > the press...not alot of rah-rah stufff
> > 
> > > (Maybe write and tell them thank you for listening and being open)
> 
> > 
> > perhaps after they print a article or two... :)
> > 
> > 
> > Speaking of NT, I just got back from the Am. Lib. Assoc. meeting
> here in
> > DC...HUGE expo...ALL the software I saw was eunochs(!), DOS, '95 or
> NT
> > based...ZILCHOID running on a 400...even IBM didn't bring any 400
> > expertise to their booth.
> > ...but then that's nothing new at expo's here in DC as we RARELY see
> 400
> > technology at the convention expo areas....  It's more than just a
> small
> > bit frustrating to hear IBM bombard the CURRENT 400 users with how
> great
> > the 400 is for net apps and NT...but you don't see THEM bringing the
> 400
> > to a expo that's using this technology...(Malcolm, are you
> listening????!)
> > I guess IBM doesn't fully believe the 400 is ready to compete here
> either.
> > 
> > Don in DC
> 
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