Will Microsoft Bite The Breakup Dust?

Dennis Putnam dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM
Mon Nov 8 16:48:09 MST 1999


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At 11:25 AM 11/8/99 PST, you wrote:
>Jim:
>
>Microsoft haters should ask themselves a question: "Where would
>computing be without Microsoft products?"
>
>My answer is: "In the dark ages" of archaic 'line entry' programs
>that few people can understand, much less use on a regular basis."
>But maybe that's what some of these people want: a world where they
>are "The Elite."
>

I think that is a stretch. The windows paradigm was introduced by
Steve Jobs on the MAC long before MS/Windows was developed. As far as
I can see the real difference is that we would all be using MACs
instead of PCs if Microsoft didn't exist.

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