At 12:32 07/01/1999 , Al Barsa wrote:
>Hi,
>
>Well IBM has come out with the replacement of the neat AS/400 ad 
>campaign.  Take a look at:
>
>http://www.as400.ibm.com/developer/magicbox/index.html
>
>This is an AS/400 advertisement, showing a picture of (what I think is) an 
>RS/6000 SP2, larger than life, with a larger than life person, shot 
>(apparently) in a square someplace in Europe.  (It looks very much like the 
>square downtown in Salzburg Austria, but I am not positive.)

Did you click the AS400 magic box  link? It leads you to a page with a
picture of little girls dancing in a circle around an AS/400, along with
text that's almost as useful as the picture. This pair of pages is probably
one of the least professional looking adverts I've seen. Does IBM have any
ad people at all? These guys are about as artsy as I am.


Pete Hall
pbhall@execpc.com
http://www.execpc.com/~pbhall
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