Word 7: Is it a hog?

Subject: Word 7: Is it a hog?
From: Wolf Lahti <wduby -at- PACCAR -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 07:06:25 -0700

Steven Jong asked if Word 7 was a resource hog.

It's from Microsoft, Steve. Of *course* it's a hog! It will eat your memory
and hard drive with useless 'features' that clog every available pathway and
slow your system to a crawl. (On a Mac it will be even worse because the
software engineers are told to ignore all the built-in elements of the Mac's
Toolbox that make programs written for it fast and elegant.)

In addition, any new release from Microsoft will be in beta test for at
least a year after release to the unsuspecting consumer.

But that's what you get when you get a company driven by marketing.

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"I hate quotations!" Wolf Lahti
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