Date : Wed, 04 Aug 1999 06:36:18 +0100
From : Roy Collett <roy@...>
Subject: Re: Acorn
In article <37A78EBB.3F14FF2B@...>, Chris Richardson
>I reproduce a rant from the 8BS website. Hopefully somebody will help me
>Why, when the BBC is undoubtedly the best computer ever made, did Acorn
>lose it's grip and let it all go down the toilet?
Like Apple Computers they lost out by being too focused on their own
product and ignored the competition. Microsoft, always sold an inferior
product, but never stinted from telling people it was superior that and
they should not buy from the competition. In a word - marketing.
Roy Collett roy@...
New Southgate, London, England.