Brad, GREAT analogy...! Also speaks to the issue of HOW LONG will it ACTUALLY take to get fluent, in Spanish... (This being easier said, than done...) jt | -----Original Message----- | From: email@example.com | [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Brad Jensen | Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 11:40 AM | To: email@example.com | Subject: Re: Unix | | | | | "Wills, Mike N. (TC)" wrote: | > | > How about the cost of ownership reports, bring up needing | training for all | > the programmers for the new platform, and the numerous things | that the AS400 | > can do. Also you save the cost of needing to purchase a enterprise level | > database. | | | What I would say in ths situation, is that before changing over, | we should simulate the effect by changing the business' official | language to Spanish. Everyone has to speak only Spanish, all | documents need to be converted to it, everything new needs to be | done in it. | | It's a great language, has been around longer than English, | simpler writing structure, and it's used in more places. | | That would have about the same effect as what they are wanting | to do. How much disruption can it cause? It is in use | everywhere. | | | -- | Brad Jensen firstname.lastname@example.org | President | Electronic Storage Corporation Tulsa OK USA | 918-664-7276 | | LaserVault Report Retrieval & Data Mining | www.Laservault.com | | www.eufrates.com - Add distance learning to | your site with easy course preparation | _______________________________________________ | This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) | mailing list | To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com | To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, | visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l | or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com | Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives | at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. |
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