Re: Platform of choice

Subject: Re: Platform of choice
From: Stephen Arrants <arrants -at- BRIGHTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 09:35:21 -0800

On Wednesday, February 12, 1997 7:28 AM, Kenneth M.
Nuckols[SMTP:Knuck -at- BESTBUY -dot- COM] wrote:
> [...]stealing good ideas from under other
> companies' noses helped the Gates empire become the dominating presence it
> is in the information age. And they're at it again--Netscape's market share
> has plunged over the last two years, and Reuters yesterday reported analysts
> as saying MS Internet Explorer will have a majority share of online users by
> the end of 1997. They took the same look and feel Netscape developed,
> tweaked and tinkered a bit, re-packaged a bit, and proclaimed MSIE the best
> way to explore the 'Net for users of Windows 95 and MS productivity apps.
>
Um.....and where did Netscape get that look and feel originally? Look,
far bee it for me to see Microsoft as completely ethical, but no company
is pristine in this business.

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