• Subject: RE: AS400 4sale @ Egghead
  • From: Joel Fritz <JFritz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 16:27:28 -0800

If you have to ask, you can't afford it. <g>  Besides, it's not a product,
it's somewhere between a solution and a way of life.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leif Svalgaard [mailto:leif@leif.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2000 3:40 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: AS400 4sale @ Egghead
> From: <D.BALE@handleman.com>
> > Jeez, I thought IBM was done pulling this cr*p!
> > I get on IBM's web site, finally find a page where I can 
> "buy" OS/400, but
> > need to "call for price".  Talk to a rep of some sort at 
> the 800-426-2255
> > number, says I need a customer number.  I just want an idea 
> of how much
> > OS/400, RPG, ADTS costs, I reply.  "I'm sorry I can't...  
> blah blah...
> serial
> > number... blah blah... call the seller... blah blah blah... 
> I'll be happy
> to
> > help you... blah blah blah".
> This information ought to be right on the Web-page. However, 
> that is not
> the way the (big and medium) software industry works. You won't find
> price information for Oracle, SAP, J.D.Edwards, Lawson, etc, either.
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