Re: Sun Gives Away StarOffice Applications
Sun, 5 Sep 1999 09:06:48 EDT

In a message dated 9/4/99 5:53:39 PM, wrote:

>Sun Microsystems said Tuesday it would give away productivity applications
>following the acquisition of Fremont, Calif.-based desktop software house
>Star Division.
Interesting. Sun gives away productivity applications; Gateway gives away
online services; Online services give away PCs. It's like the Book of the
Month Club: Agree to buy six books in the next year, and you can have Will
and Ariel Durant's The Story of Civilization absolutely FREE! Or maybe like
beggar-thy-neighbor tariff policies in the 1920s.

Tom Stewart