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David Botton <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 11 Jul 2000 09:04:39 -0700
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"At Microsoft, we always feel we can improve on a
standard" (InsideCOM, p 252)

--- "Brashear, Phil" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'd love to get a copy of that flyer.  Can you help?
>
> I contacted Microsoft a couple of years ago about
> certifying their compilers
> and was pretty much snubbed.  The people I talked to
> indicated that they
> were interested in providing what their customers
> wanted RATHER THAN
> conformance to standards.  (Opinion: Microsoft wants
> to define STANDARD as
> OUR WAY. End Opinion)
>
> Phil
>
> Philip W. Brashear
> EDS Conformance Testing Center
> 4646 Needmore Road, Bin 46
> P.O. Box 24593
> Dayton, OH  45424-0593
> (937) 237-4510
> [log in to unmask]
> http://www.eds-conform.com
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joyce L. Tokar [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Monday, July 10, 2000 9:31 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Leveraging MicroSoft's Marketing
>
>
> I recently received a long (7 pages) flyer from
> MicroSoft expounding upon
> the virtues of certifying software.  In their case
> it is Windows
> 2000.  It seems to me that there is an opportunity
> here for the Ada
> community to jump onto the certified software
> band-wagon along
> with MicroSoft and raise the awareness of the user
> community that some tools
> are certified and have been for a long time.
>
> Comments?
>
> JLTokar


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