On Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at 07:26 AM, Peter Hickman wrote:

> Chris Gehlker wrote:
>
>> I have the Office v 10 upgrade CD with the REALbasic promo right in 
>> my  hand. See:
>> http://www.microsoft.com/mac/excelx/ 
>> excelx_main.asp?embfname=xl_whatsnew.asp
>> for one example of MS promoting REALbasic on their site.
>
>
> So your saying that RealBasic doesn't come with the macintosh at all 
> but is supplied with Microsoft Office. That will explain alot.
>
Exactly.
> Most people who buy a mac don't get Office thrown in, I'm sure I would 
> have noticed.

But computers are *useless* without Office.  ;-| Just ask my wife.
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There are two kinds of fool. One says, "This is old, and therefore 
good."
And one says, "This is new, and therefore better."
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