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[Discuss] DRM -- Linux financial Software

On 12/29/2012 03:57 PM, Rich Pieri wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Dec 2012 11:52:21 -0500
> Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:
>> One of the real reasons for using virtual machines is to run legacy
>> software. [snip]
> It doesn't matter to me why you're doing it. If your legacy application
> does not work on ${VENDOR}'s current operating system then that's your
> problem, not ${VENDOR}'s. If you cannot or will not upgrade or migrate
> then it sucks to be you.
> For the record, it sucks to be me.
The issue for some companies is, whether it be on Windows or mainframes,
or just some software that was written many years ago. I am always in
favor of trying to migrate from that software, but the reality sometimes
is that it may be too expensive.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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