Randy Mangham wrote: > > As for holding off on announcing products in 2000 because people aren't going >to buy > them: Well, maybe IBM should follow the Microsoft rule. Hype the hell out of >the > product long before it's going to be available. Make everybody WANT to buy >the product > they can't get hold of. It sure seems to work for Redmond. IBM did this once before. The S/360 running DOS. Got the Justice Department all over them. Slapped the cuffs on big blue for 25 years. I guess those DOJ folks are all retired by now. The new kids aren't nearly as effective. Must be using Windows <g> +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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