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    #21
    Originally posted by zeitghost
    I remember dBase II...
    Yes, me too - in USSR they ripped it off and used in Unis as "Rebus" - the interesting thing about dBase ][ is that there was no dBase I - the guy who made it thought it would be good marketing trick to pretend it is 2nd version of the product and thus it is more reliable: no wonder Microsoft switched to versions like Windows 2000!

    Originally posted by threaded
    Made quite a bit of easy money going around and increasing the number of handles in the DOS system.ini, IIRC.
    You mean config.sys!

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      #22
      Originally posted by threaded
      And didn't it first come out as dBase II, there never actually ever being a dBase I?
      Correct. They thought it would sound more advanced if it was taken to be the second version.
      God made men. Sam Colt made them equal.

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