> At 9:18 AM +0100 11/27/96, Eric Thomas wrote:
> >On Tue, 26 Nov 1996 19:58:55 -0500 (EST) Merrill Cook <mcook @
> >>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
> >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.