Fair software pricing

From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_wco.com>
Date: Wed May 20 21:49:25 1998

On Wed, 20 May 1998, Max Eskin wrote:

> I know that we recently discussed fair prices for hardware, but what
> are fair prices for software? I know that there must be hundreds
> of thousands of titles, but I have some specific questions.
> 2)Rare software, like Xenix

Xenix? Rare?

> 3)Famous software, like VisiCalc

Way too much according to what I see some packages selling on the net for

> Should these things be expensive?

Depends. How much do you want to pay?

> More specifically, and perhaps more to the point, do you think that
> a copy of VisiCalc (black binder/manual c1981) and MS Multiplan are
> each worth $5?

Not bad. Considering I've seen some fools pay ten times that.

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