• Subject: RE: What About Price vs. Performance?
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2001 10:25:42 -0500

Do you have any examples of these applications that we can look at on the
web?  You mentioned these on the Java list as well, and I'm still interested
in seeing them in action.

Brad

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Pluta [mailto:joepluta@plutabrothers.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 9:49 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: What About Price vs. Performance?
> 
> 
> Not until you show me a business server that does the job 
> better, Leif.  It makes absolutely no sense to me to make my 
> server-side code portable at the cost of performance, just 
> for the sake of being portable.  That's a red herring and a 
> losing game, and it cost some major companies their 
> livelihood (look at System Software Associates).
> 
> No, if you have something better than the AS/400, go ahead.  
> In the meantime, I'll use the best tool for the job, and if 
> the time comes to find another server, I'll simply redesign 
> my templates and move on.  Remember, Leif, all of my servers 
> are encapsulated by a message, so they can be reimplemented 
> in any language on any platform I choose.  I simply choose 
> the AS/400, and have no reason to be "free" of it.
> 
> "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose..."
> - Janis Joplin
> 
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> So I laud your approach. Keep preaching the gospel, but go 
> ALL the way. Don't rely on the AS/400 as the back-end. Then 
> you are truly free.
> 
> Leif
> 
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