Reply to post: Re: Smartware

A certain millennial turned 30 recently: Welcome to middle age, Microsoft Excel v2

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Re: Smartware

"It included a database application"

The company was bought by Informix for no good reason except that their (Informix's) then management suffered from a lack of BOFH and openable windows in their offices. They did some work to use Informix as a back end. But only as a back end to the spreadsheet.

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