[ic] ZdNet Review Of Interchange...

Steve & Patti Getzinger steveandpatti@wubs.org
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 07:58:52 -0600

  Having just read the review I would have to say way to go Akopia! Yes there are
some short comings presented either real or perceived but it got reviewed! It got
included with the latest release of Red Hat. These to me are major accomplishments
not to mention the port being assigned to MV. While the review does show low
scoring in areas it does state Interchange is worthy of competing with software in
the multithousand dollar range. I would guess it was balanced against this scale
and not the software mentioned in the article (primary focus).

  I think it's just great it got noticed. ZDNet has to me always been a "Windows
only" staff. For them to say anything to me means they are starting to realize
Windows ain't the only game in town and maybe now we will start to see more UNIX /
Linux software mentioned.


John Beima wrote:

> G'Day Folks,
> I must say I was very dissapointed at this recent review that ZDNet did of
> Interchange. It was more than evident they just installed the product, if they
> even did that, and they reviewed it based on the demo without even looking at
> one line of the documentation.
> You know there is nothing worse then a hack doing a review.
> I couldn't just even leave it alone, I had to write him, the editor, and their
> public relations department back.
> They made statements like they were facts of features thet Interchange doesn't
> have that it in fact does.
> God give a guy a review to write, and he thinks he's god!
> Anyways I have ranted enough, if you feel like it, you can read it at...
> http://www.zdnet.com/ecommerce/stories/main/0,10475,2661750,00.html
> John Beima
> jbeima@palb.com
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