>  From: <D.BALE@handleman.com>
>> Buck, I always respect your opinions.
>>>1) Most good applications are not ported to multiple platforms, or if
>>>they are, the "native" platform is always seen as the premier system.

>Excel was first written for Mac, then ported to Windoze,
>1-2-3 was first written for CP/M, then ported to IBM/PC


Then (From another post)   Excel and 1-2-3  are LEGACY systems?
They are older than our green screen system.

and also,  Are VB programs the "I don't want to maintain it"  legacy
systems of tomorrow?

John Carr

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