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November 25, 1991


By CBR Staff Writer

The User Alliance’s Power Panel in Washington last week might have been short on substance, but the high ranking executives from NCR, Hewlett-Packard, Santa Cruz Operation, DEC, Apple and IBM at least managed to score a couple of quips: when a member of the audience noted that in all their speechifying the word object had never been mentioned, Apple VP Roger Heinen advised him to look in the passenger-side mirror the next time he gets in the car as objects are closer than they appear; when another user begged that the Open Software Foundation and Unix International merge, Hewlett-Packard VP Lew Platt groaned that he had tried getting them together two years ago and he was resting from the experience.

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