Why would there be? There would be no direct link to an increase in IBM's
System i product growth to these other changes... it would be a pretty
simplistic view to expect that there would be.

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On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 7:12 PM, Trevor Perry <trevor@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


Where are you being told that IBM is not selling anything?

Read some of Mark Shearer's words here:

"In my first two and half years in System i, I got an awful lot of
from clients that they wanted to pay for what they use, that they wanted
to improve the price-to-value ratio . . . and we relaunched our entire
entry-level product line back in April -- that ultimately drove more than
percent volume growth last year in System i."

would it follow that there has been a 25% increase in programmers asking
questions on midrange-l? a 25% increase in system i5 employment across the
board, an equivalent increase in attendance at user's groups and COMMON

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