RE: Bill Gates Frustrated by Windows

Subject: RE: Bill Gates Frustrated by Windows
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 16:38:06 -0400

The blog links to an interview where they showed Gates a printout of the
e-mail. He smiled and said, "There's not a day that I don't send a piece
of e-mail... like that piece of e-mail. That's my job." (See

The original e-mail was sent to multiple recipients, with no
"confidential" or "private" flag.

In other words, when Gates writes an internal e-mail, his first priority
isn't the company's public image or legal protection. He writes like an
engineer: "This doesn't work. Here are the specific, ugly details of the
problem. Fix it."

I admire that attitude, and I'm frustrated that it hasn't been
translated into higher quality products.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nancy Allison
> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 4:18 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Bill Gates Frustrated by Windows
> Oh, man! This is GREAT:
> Maybe you've seen it before? I never have.

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