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Re: [vox] Windows versions



I am firmly convinced that when the appeals court ruled, they were really saying they think 
that Microsoft should be broken up into even more parts. And I am firmly convinced that 
Microsoft should be broken up into even more parts.

> --- ORIGINAL MESSAGE ---
> From: Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: Re: [vox] Windows versions
> Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 14:28:34 -0700
> Reply-To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> 
> On Thursday 09 May 2002 14:04, nbs wrote:
> > Did you know that all versions of Windows are, in fact, completely
> > identical?  (95, 98, ME, 2000, NT, XP, etc.)
> > 
> > How do I know this?  Because Microsoft said so!
> > 
> >   "...it would be technically impossible to offer multiple versions of
> >   Windows and would create havoc for consumers and the computer industry."
> 
> Well they are partly correct, that it creates havoc.  Showing
> that MS doesn't care about consumers or the industry.
> 
> I cannot imagine at this point that the judge gives their
> statements any credibility at all.  The obvious ruling is to
> split the company in two, just as Judge Jackson ordered.
> I hope she has the cojones to do the right thing.
> 
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
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