[jhb_airlines] Re: Waiting......

  • From: FrankTurley@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 14:21:53 EST

In a message dated 15/12/2006 19:06:48 GMT Standard Time,  
mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:


Being a pessimist means you're never disappointed ...  ;-0

I try not to be cynical too ... but I find it virtually impossible  with 
M$.  I have come to deplore their business model and practices,  and most 
of their software.  Apart from my interest in FS, I try to  avoid 
anything to do with them or their products.

Mike  L

Hi Mike,
I'm afraid that I have come to accept that Microsoft are the dominant force  
in the software world, and like it or not, we have to live with that.
I am old enought to remember the joys of Visicalc, Lotus 1-2-3, WordStar,  
and WordPerfect, but now Microsoft Office has become the de facto standard in  
the commercial world, and we just have to get on with it I'm afraid. It does  
have certain benefits, for example standardisation gets a lot easier, and you  
don't have to be retrained in yet another different package as you pass 
through  life.
If you were in my profession I'm afraid you'd not last long without  Excel.
Frank T.

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