Subject: Re: Ariba - open?
From: Russell Nelson <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 10:01:52 -0500 (EST) writes:
 > I don't think that "Open" of itself will carry much water starting in the near 
 > future.

No, it'll carry *all* the water, so it won't serve as a product

Gack, I can't believe I just said "product differentiator".  Somebody
help me!  I'm turning into a marketroid!!  Next thing you know, I'll
start wearing a suit!  :)  I'll forget how to program in C (actually,
that's happening already -- I've been working with qmail so long that
I know Dan's C library better than the std C library).

-russ nelson <>
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