• Subject: RE: What IS an "AS/400" ??????
  • From: Joel Fritz <JFritz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Oct 1999 08:03:58 -0700

Bill Gates has said in the past that the dominance of Microsoft products is
due to their being technically superior to the competition.  Not everyone
agrees with him. <g>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Bolhuis [mailto:lbolhui@ibm.net]
> Sent: Thursday, October 07, 1999 5:52 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: What IS an "AS/400" ??????
> 
> 
> Joel,
> 
> > Race is not always to the swift.  Despite what Bill Gates 
> has said about the
> > success of his products, technical superiority does not 
> guarantee market
> > dominance. <g>
> 
>   I am confused?! (normal condition) Are you trying to say 
> that Bill Gates is
> claiming technical superiority?  Because if he is then it is 
> he that is
> confused!  Tis IBM that can and should claim technical 
> superiority with both OS/2
> AND OS/400.  It's marketing stupidity that's IBM's claim to 
> f(l)ame! <bg>
> 
> - Larry
> 
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