I   _really_   want to hear the end to this one.  

In a same/same situation, the first inkling a former client had that things 
might be a tad different in the PC world was when his first bill for printed 
forms was greater than his total previous year's cost with the Sys/36, (forms, 
software, support, and maintenance combined).

In <3691613D.46B37FA3@datadesigninc.com>, on 01/04/99 
   at 06:47 PM, nina jones <ddi@datadesigninc.com> said:

>> Also - Re-writing it in access - I hope your whole company has patients -
>> it will be as much as 100% Slower then the smallest of the AS/400's out
>> there, no matter how fast the PC - it can't grow, nor can it keep up with
>> an AS/400

>it's not me that's doing it!  it's for a 36 client we kind of inherited,
>about 4 years ago, that we do maybe a weeks worth of work for a year.

>the board decided to go with a p/c solution.  they were totally negative
>to the as/400.  however, the staff wanted the as/400, and to migrate
>their software.

>when the office manager called and told me, she asked my opinion.  i
>don't want to get into a position of being totally negative, so i told
>her i wouldn't/couldn't do it for that, but maybe the programmer does it
>for a hobby, and lives with his mother.  or he's independently wealthy,
>and needs something to fill his time - who knows?

>but if summer comes, and they're stuck with a dud, to give us a call!


>ps - it's a small shop, with 4 people.


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Booth Martin

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