Re: Platform of choice (very long)

Subject: Re: Platform of choice (very long)
From: Sabahat Ashraf <sabahat_ashraf -at- MENTORG -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 12:25:44 EST

"I have stood on the shoulders of giants."
Sir Isaac Newton -- much as most Western
and particularly Anglo scientists may like
to think he invented everything from
Calculus
to Gravity to Christianity itself.

On Feb 12, 10:38am, Mitch Berg wrote:
> Subject: Re: Platform of choice (very long)
> Steve Evanina wrote:
> >
> > U wrote:
> >
> > >6) Microshaft introduces Windows - a blatant ripoff of the Mac GUI.
> >
> > It should include:
> >
> > 5) Mac is introduced - a blatant ripoff of the Xerox Star GUI.
>
> As a Smalltalk bigot, I certainly could have. But I don't see anyone
> out there claiming that Star is their favorite OS/UI/anything, so I
> figured I'd leave it out for clarity's sake...
>
> BTW, Star borrowed heavily from several earlier UI concept
> demonstrators...
>
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