On 27 Apr 2006, at 03:18, Peter Gold wrote:
> I'm not sure if you'd find it by digging in Wikipedia, but to put your
> point in context, it helps to know that in the early days of unix and
> FrameMaker, as with the early days of CP/M, each hardware manufacturer
> had a proprietary version of the OS, which required software to be
> written, converted, adapted, or "ported" to run on it. To sell these
> adamantly-independent hardware platforms, their manufacturers like
> Pyramid, Sequent, CGI, NeXT, and others PAID BIG BUCKS to companies
> like Frame Technology, Sybase, and others whose software they wanted
> to offer to attract customers. NeXT even bundled FrameMaker 3.x with
> its machines.
I don't remember FrameMaker being bundled with NeXT boxes. Was it a
trial version? We bought all of our licenses (could have been a site
license). Should I call tech support?
I remember the word processor Write Now was bundled.