Giant Sucking Sound

Dr. Robert J. Harley harley at argote.ch
Wed Jan 7 02:28:19 PST 2004


JB:
[...] Our primary exports --- software know-how and culture --- will
>*never* be overtaken.  Er, waitasec: [...]
>

Me:
>[...] I recently read (but I don't have an inline source) that [Ireland]
>has moved into #1 position.

Here's one:

  http://www.idaireland.com/industry/software_industry.asp

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Industry Profile - Software

According to the OECD Information Technology Outlook 2002, Ireland is
the largest exporter of software goods in the world. The USA and
Ireland are by far the main exporting countries, accounting for almost
two-thirds of OECD exports.

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R


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