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Prognosis 1997

POSITIVES
-- Sun's Java development language will spawn numerous new applications

-- Programs that used to run on large computers will move to client-server systems, creating demand for new software

NEGATIVES
-- Price pressure in mainframe software will continue to drag down profits

-- Waning enthusiasm for the C++ programming language will hurt companies that based their businesses on it



Updated June 15, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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