|FROM ||Mike Richardson - NYLXS PRESIDENT
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Re: pittance
Microsoft is trying to provide a unifide field by licensing (all
On Sun, 11 Apr 2004, Ruben Safir Secretary NYLXS wrote:
> > I can't resist this one either. If this is so, it is because this is
> > _precisely_ what Microsoft has been trying to make possible.
> And the successful market of this message, despite the proven failure
> of the MS methodology is AGAIN, because of a failure of lisensing requirments.
> In medicine, this same thing happened for near 200 years. It was called
> Quackery and Snake Oil salesmen, until the medical field united politically
> and acted as a single profession to stamp it out. In the process, they
> recieved licensure, income, status, responsibility, leadership, and
> gave birth to modern medicine.
> Let's hope the IT field doesn't take 200 years to figure this out.
> (or maybe it will take a disaster on the scale of the Great Chicago Fire
> to get the public to demand licensure, standards, and fiduciary responsiblity).
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