Subject: Re: The stupidity of large companies
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen@xemacs.org>
Date: 27 Feb 2002 19:52:40 +0900

>>>>> "Brian" == Brian J Fox <bfox@ua.com> writes:

    Brian> The agency perceives that you are only interested in the
    Brian> *technical* solution to the agency's problem. They can't
    Brian> live with that.  They need someone who is interested in
    Brian> them *as a customer*, not as a problem to be solved.

So they contract with a _broker_ who subcontracts to a vaporware
vendor who subcontracts to Russ?  Something's wrong with this picture.

I think the paperwork factor, already mentioned, is a lot more
plausible.  Plus a bit of the government version of the "elevator
pitch from somebody the VC knows."


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