Hypercard: the missing link to the web

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri Jun 1 12:40:21 EDT 2012


Exactly my point. Maybe it's a matter of semantics, or perhaps I imagine things work a certain way inside a corporation, but I always envision a bunch of suits sitting around a conference table, deciding how to price a product, and taking into consideration all the "free" stuff they are putting into it. 

If Apple had no included anything for free, (not sure how to measure that) would they have charged less? Hmmm... no way to test it, so it must remain a mystery. 

Bob


On Jun 1, 2012, at 7:54 AM, Lynn Fredricks wrote:

> The key applications that Apple gave away for free back when were critical
> for them to maintain their hold on the education market, esp in the era when
> desktop publishing was in its childhood. They could easily afford to do that
> because they charged a premium for their hardware/software packages.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Lynn Fredricks





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