hmm i think your right. especially as after recent redundancies, noone in the development team can actually program. ie not having to pay developers for c++ knowledge. ...god i just made my place sound seriusly screwed up! ...maybe it is. (glances round) ...yeap! it is! kerr -----Original Message----- From: list@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:list@xxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Michael Knowles Sent: 28 May 2002 16:18 To: list@xxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [lanse] Re: LANSE sublet - comments please ----- Original Message ----- From: "kerr michie" <kerr.michie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <list@xxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 4:04 PM Subject: [lanse] Re: LANSE sublet - comments please > "not having to pay engineers for UNIX > support knowledge" > > Hmm guess im on the "next out" list... > > Trouble is they havnt a clue with MS products... No, you're just not indispensable, and hence can't hold them to ransom. Pure business drivers, and makes perfect sense (even though it negatively impacts your pay).