[ga] FYI: software costs
> From: Robin Miller [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 2:48 AM
> But still - I see no reason to use software that costs more
> than my computer
> does. Its against my philosophy on buying software. I know
> how development
> costs are. I have enough programmer friends, most with their
> own businesses.
At one time, like you, I refused to pay inflated software prices. I still
do. At one time, Borland had a reasonable licensing policy...no longer.
Recent SW expenditures;
DreamWeaver UtltraDev - $600
Jbuilder Enterprise - $3,000
Rational Rose - $6,000
Oracle Enterprise - $2,500
Win2Kserver - $1,500
MS-Exchange - $1,000
The machines this all runs on;
3 Linux hosts $1500
2 Win2K hosts $2500
1 Win2K laptop $3000
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