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Subject:Re: Word '97 vs. Frame 5.1.1 From:"Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 31 Mar 1997 13:46:28 -0800
At 01:51 PM 3/31/97 -0700, Vic Fragnito wrote:
>A while back, a company called AstonTate did something similar with a
>product called DataBase 4. The product was not downward compatible and
>all DataBase 3 programs had to be redone and recompiled.
>The company is now BANKRUPT!.
Worse yet. It was acquired by Borland, which has gone through its own
crises. They recently laid off a bunch of folks.
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