[rescue] FrameMaker FYI

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Fri Mar 26 09:02:36 CST 2004

This is true, and i have considered this before.  But why then
are accounting systems some of the worst pieces of software known
to man?  It's my job to pick and choose them here and from my
experience they pretty much all suck.  It doesn't make sense to
me when you consider that they have had more time to get it right
than many other industries.


On Thu, 25 Mar 2004 22:25:09 -0500
Michael Schiller <schiller at agrijag.com> wrote:
> There's more to it. back in the olden days (back before some of
> you were born!) computers were sold to many small businesses
> primarily as accounting systems, so lots of accountants became
> familiar with computers (either because they wanted to, or were
> forced to by work, etc), so it became natural that accountants
> would be looked to for computer advice when you're buying a
> computer to keep your books on. I remember looking into
> accounting packages, those were the good old days! :)

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