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Subject: Re: LSOFT's Listserv vs. LYRIS
From: tasos @ cs . bu . edu (Anastasios Kotsikonas)
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 16:41:34 -0500 (EST)
To: Brent @ greatcircle . com (Brent Chapman)
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <v0300783aaec559c55f36 @ [198 . 102 . 244 . 42]> from "Brent Chapman" at Nov 29, 96 07:30:12 pm

> 
> At 9:18 AM +0100 11/27/96, Eric Thomas wrote:
> >On Tue, 26 Nov 1996  19:58:55 -0500 (EST) Merrill Cook <mcook @
 ecunet .
 org>
> >said:
> >
> >>The pricing  I've seen suggests that  they want to make  money selling a
> >>few copies.  If they wanted  to sell lots  they wouldn't be  charging so
> >>much.
> >
> >LISTSERV Lite goes for $500-2000 OTC (corporate), with a free edition for
> >non commercial use.
> >
> >It isn't possible to sell "lots" of  copies of a mailing list manager, at
> >least not in the meaning normally  associated with PC software. There are
> >thousands of copies of the freebies in use, not millions, not hundreds of
> >thousands, not  even tens  of thousands.
> 
> Actually, I think the number is up into the tens of thousands by now.
> There have been about 1500 registered installations of Majordomo 1.94 since
> it was released a little over a month ago.  I think we can safely

correct. listproc 6.0c has over 1200 registered installations at this point;
and I have ran into unregistered sites myself, so the number is higher for 6.0
and I suspect for majordomo.

tasos

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