Re: why Be is doomed...

CobraBoy (
Wed, 22 Jan 1997 19:22:45 -0800

At 05:35 PM 1/22/97 -0500, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> writes:
> > A Be Box will sell (either a real Be or PowerComputing Clone) out the door
> > for around $3k. Let's look at today's paper and see what we can build a
> > Geek Box of our own for....
> >
> > [~ $955.00 worth of items omitted]

>(NB there is an active effort to port Linux to the BeBox, which Be is
>even cooperating with to some extent. You'd think that the very fact
>that a lot of geeks --- Be's target market --- are enthusiastic about
>replacing Be's new supercool OS with something else would be some kind
>of a warning sign...).

one would think....



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