[rescue] Divide and conquer

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 26 06:52:41 CDT 2003

--- Brian Dunbar <Brian.Dunbar at plexus.com> wrote:
> Apples and oranges but .. Southwest Airlines did better than
> projected this past quarter.  I think the news reader last
> night said this was their 34th straight profitable quarter. 
> If Southwest can make money flying airplanes in a lousy
> economic climate, why can't Sun do well making (by most
> definitions) great computers?

Southwest is a discount airline, sun is not a discount computer Mfg.
Compare Suns numbers against Dell - Southwest (disc. airline) and Dell
(disc. computers) did well - Sun (specialty hardware/software) did not
do so well.


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