Anybody have $35K to $89K to spend...

From: Ram Meenakshisundaram <>
Date: Sat Aug 14 08:42:15 2004

I wish vendors would sometimes just quite trying and release either a binary
or source form of old
software (aka abandonware). Sigh....


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> John Foust said:
> > At 07:21 AM 8/13/2004, Ram Meenakshisundaram wrote:
> >>Aladdin 4D is now on ebay (with source and full rights):
> >>rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW
> >
> > Kermit's a nice reliable guy and Alladin 4D a reasonable product
> > in its day, but $35K?
> Four days and no bids, I think that says it all... How many bedrooms does
> it have?

Even if the package worked on the PC platform instead of the Amiga you would
have problems selling it in a saturated market these days. Your money would
be better spent reselling another CAD package and offering training classes.

I think this package goes for $45 a pop on ebay these days from the owner,
so you would have to sell 1000 copies to break even when all is said and
done (meaning 4 copies to each of the 250 hard core 3D designers that still
use an Amiga today).
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