Re: [foxboro] Foxboro/Invensys pulls another good one.

  • From: stan <stanb@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: foxboro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 08:27:25 -0400

On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 01:33:51PM -0700, Bakke, Richard A wrote:
> I am very unhappy with having to pay for FoxView version 8, which sounds like
> it might finally be a product worth using.  I have been thinking seriously
> about switching from DM to FoxView, as Foxboro has been urging us to do, but
> this will in all probability nix that idea.  Why would what is supposed to be
> the basic graphics package for the I/A be separated from the rest of the 
> basics
> of the system????  Are they not really trying to improve their image?  It's a
> shame (and bad publicity) that the Foxboro I/A graphics in our mill have to
> continue to look ancient compared to the Honeywell graphics in our mill....

It makes little sense to pay for this "upgrade" , since Foxview has been 
declared to be a dead end, that Foxboro is giving up on.

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neither liberty nor safety."
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