True ... I guess it comes down to scope. Yes, IBM has a monopoly on their proprietary 5250 data stream. No, they do not have a monopoly on application/database hosting because you use their proprietary 5250. I was looking at market scope whereas others were looking at application scope. Adam Lang Systems Engineer Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company http://www.rutgersinsurance.com ----- Original Message ----- From: <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2002 11:46 PM Subject: Re: Changed to: Interactive Tax > On Mon, 31 December 2001, "Adam Lang" wrote: > > > PROPRIETRY! NOT MONOPOLY! > > Note that "proprietary" generally implies "monopoly", although not necessarily "illegal monopoly". Most monopolies are legal. > > Tom Liotta > > -- > Tom Liotta > The PowerTech Group, Inc. > 19426 68th Avenue South > Kent, WA 98032 > Phone 253-872-7788 > Fax 253-872-7904 > http://www.400Security.com > > > ___________________________________________________ > The ALL NEW CS2000 from CompuServe > Better! Faster! More Powerful! > 250 FREE hours! Sign-on Now! > http://www.compuserve.com/trycsrv/cs2000/webmail/ > > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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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