On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, Sean McGrath wrote:
> DEC engineering was good. Pity their sales/marketing department
> couldn't do their jobs half as well...
you're man didn't do so well with NT either...
Amazing how, slowly but surely, all the old great engineering
companies are turning into MS box shifters:
HP, DEC, SGI.. even IBM..
Saw an ad in time magazine for HP's vectra pc espousing how it had a
3com nic, intel chipset and processor, etc. sad.
DEC: when they started to slide in the 80's, the management had the
great idea of differentiating themselves by moving into the
cut-throat pc business. now look.
SGI: The guy who tried to change HP into a MS box shifter moved to
SGI, and it looks like he'll succeed there.
what is the allure to these CEO's of selling boxes that everybody
else is selling??
fscked up world.
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