Re: Yet another X.400 vs SMTP question

Jock Gill <jgill@nsf.gov> Mon, 31 May 1993 20:02 UTC

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From: Jock Gill <jgill@nsf.gov>
Subject: Re: Yet another X.400 vs SMTP question
To: Alf Hansen <Alf.Hansen@delab.sintef.no>
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Alf,

In the PC world we look at where the developers are moving to try to
figure out where the future may be.  I do not understand why, if X.400 is so
marvelous, there is so little software for it?  Why no insanely great
software for the X.400 world?  Why are private corporations not risking
their capital on this standard?  Which standards have earned the respect
of private capital?

This is only an observation.  I am not much interested in the underlying
technology as long as it promotes a robust democracy and is able to
provide fair and equitable access to all.

Regards,
JPG
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