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 From: Pete Sass
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 Marathon, Ontario
 Canada
 Pete Sass
 To: Ken Blum
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Subject: RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ...
Thread ID: 42782 Message ID: 55364 # Views: 4 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: Databases, Tables and SQL Server
Date: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 6:41:17 PM         
   


> > > $27,000.00 3rd party exe? I want one! :)
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Calc.exe - lol
> >
> > You think that is a lot, well 3rd party software to provide weigh in and weigh out of trucks
> > for pulp and paper mills runs $240,000.00, yes you heard correctly almost 1/4 of a million dollars
> > for this very specialized and custom software. Of course this includes a site visit and installation.
> > In some cases even annual maintance contacts on some software run in the thousands of dollars.
> > Pete from the Great White North. (Only in Canada, ay.) Over and Out ...
>
> OK, I have dropped all of my current projects and am now writing a dll to provide weigh in and weigh out of trucks. I figure if I sell 4 or 5 of them i can retire! :)
>
> KTB

HI,
Actually, I wrote one that took approx. 3 months in total to complete. Has more capabilities
that the 1/4 million dollar version and provides remote administration on top of this. We have
found we have to write a lot of our own specialized software as it is far cheeper for my company
to keep me full time, then pay the prices that industry now demands for speciality software.
Pete from the Great White North. (Only in Canada, ay.) Over and Out ...


ENTIRE THREAD

How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ODBC Posted by Thinh Khanh @ 5/11/2004 3:40:48 AM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Boudewijn Lutgerink @ 5/11/2004 7:31:37 AM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Vu Dinh Hoang @ 11/2/2004 7:39:49 AM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Pete Sass @ 11/2/2004 8:05:55 PM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Jamie Osborn @ 11/3/2004 11:27:01 PM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using OO40 Posted by Sivaramakrishnan Parameswaran @ 11/4/2004 4:34:13 AM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Pete Sass @ 11/4/2004 9:30:59 PM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Ken Blum @ 11/5/2004 4:15:41 PM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Pete Sass @ 11/6/2004 2:14:43 PM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Ken Blum @ 11/8/2004 4:40:49 PM
RE: How to connect to Oracle using VFP without ... Posted by Pete Sass @ 11/9/2004 6:41:17 PM