gis-l: ADMIN - ArcView 3.3 Upgrade Offer from ESRI
Wed, 12 Feb 2003 15:35:55 -0500
> ArcView 3.x Users,
> ESRI is sending out ArcView upgrade offers to all registered ArcView =
> Our recommendation is NOT TO RESPOND to the offer for the following
> 1 - We already have plenty of ArcView/ArcGIS 8.x licenses, so the =
> to ArcView/ArcGIS 8.x is a moot issue for FDEP.
> 2 - After ESRI declared that ArcView 3.2a was the terminal release of =
> ArcView 3.x product line, we began the migration to the ArcGIS 8.x
> platform. We have created web-based installation mechanisms, hosted
> training and purchased licenses for the ArcGIS 8.x product suite.
> 3 - As long as ArcView 3.2a will continue to read ArcSDE data (as we
> migrate ArcSDE to take advantage of new important features), we see no =
> to spend the money to upgrade to ArcView 3.3, which ESRI is now =
> the terminal release of the 3.x line. ArcView 3.3 offers no =
> features that we are aware of.
> 4 - If ArcView 3.2a ceases to read ArcSDE data as we migrate ArcSDE, =
> will make a bulk purchase of upgrades from 3.2a to 3.3 (minus the 8.x
> upgrade which we don't need) at hopefully a substantially reduced =
> Let us know if you have any other questions on the upgrade offer.
> Linc Clay
> Bureau of Information Systems/GIS
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