• Subject: Re: Why MI? (Was: MI programmers list? Interested?)
  • From: "Peter Dow" <pcdow@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 14:33:26 -0800

Marketing people are not techie people, nor are they trying to be "fair".
When asked the price they would like to ask "how much money do you have?"
which is essentially what tier pricing is -- if you can afford a bigger box,
then the software on it, even though exactly the same as on a smaller box,
costs more.

From: Alan Campin <Alan.Campin@CaseLogic.com>
> My question has always been. Why does IBM charges $2,000 for an ordinary
"C"
> compiler that is available for free on about everything else. I can buy a
> complete C++ development system for less than $100 on NT but pay $2,000
for
> nothing but an ordinary "C" compiler on the AS/400.


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