So you are expecting IBM to be insightful and introspective. Hmmm.
Well, I don't believe I've ever heard IBM say they thought any part of
Microsoft's business model or strategy was worth their while.

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Walden H. Leverich
Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 3:57 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: Elimination of PDM/SEU in favor of WDSC/RDI


For IBM to eliminate PDM is akin to Microsoft eliminating Notepad
and/or
WordPad.

Yes and no. OK, so they won't "eliminate" it. But MS doesn't charge
extra for notepad, but IBM will charge extra for PDM under the new
model.


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