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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