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Subject: Stop whining and vote with your pocketbook + 2 suggestions

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 11:41:54 02/22/99

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Setting a price for a product is simply a solution to a differential equation.
The original author wants to maximize profit.  If he can double the price and
sell half as many, he will probably be money ahead because of reduced technical

Personally, I like Hiarcs 7 a lot.  The EPD processing is important for me, so
perhaps my needs are different than others.

Suggestions for EPD:
1.  Have it always produce the same report as when bm is specified (all fields)
2.  Have a mode to 'keep looking' even after the solution is found.

At any rate, the choice of a price is a business decision.  This thread is
rather funny in a way.  A while back Ed cut the price of Rebel 10 in half.  A
LYNCH MOB FORMED, CALLING FOR HIS HEAD ON A STICK.  Now, here is someone who did
not cut the price and a surly crowd is forming.

I guess you can't please everybody.

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