>>On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 GKern@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: >> Perhaps at the next Common, the attendees at the soundoff should all get >> in line at the mic, and just say "I'm leaving the iSeries because if IBM >> won't promote it, why should I?" Maybe if they heard that from a few >> hundred users they'd get the idea. But a loss of a few hundred iSeries >> shops wouldn't hurt IBM because that loss could probably be recovered >> after about a year of Thinkpad sales. >You really think IBM gives a damn about us bitching about them not >marketing OS/400? I think they're actions have already answered my >question. Save your time, energy...etc.... >Spend your time on something more useful...it's St. Paddy's day...go drink >something green...:) Yes, Ny-Quil. But Don, your point is well-taken. For years, I have watched IBM's 'defensive marketing' with the AS/400 and it's ridiculous. I'm afraid you're right; there will never be a "let's go get new customers, we'll just try and keep the ones we have" marketing campaign. -Doc in MP
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