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Re: A New List!

  > Perhaps you have to live in the Far East to fully understand the clone
  > makers' mentality. Many have the ability to innovate -- but I've seen a
  > Taiwan hardware maker *remove* innovative features from a *bundled*
  > software product to bring it in line with a stand-alone program put out by
  > a big-name U.S. company.
  > During a Q&A session following a scanner demo for an expatriates' group in
  > Taipei in late 1985, the presenter made a statement to the effect that
  > wherever IBM went, his company would follow. Most of the subscribers to
  > this list can probably imagine the groans that filled the room. The way he
  > said it, though, has long stuck in my mind -- it seemed as though he fully
  > expected a round of applause....
  I'm just saying that manufacturers of keyboards (include OEM manufacturers
  such as Compaq, IBM, Micron) shouldn't put the logo of a product from another
  company unless they were in some fashion "obligated" to do so by another
                Christopher Pall
  Delphi Programmer & Western Michigan Student (CS)
                Kalamazoo MI USA