__/ [Tinman] on Friday 10 February 2006 19:27 \__
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 15:58:05 +0100, Bartbartelsz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Bart
> Bartelsz) wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > "Speculation that Apple plans to buy handheld maker Palm has been
>> > revived by a call from two leading Palm investors for the company to be
>> > put up for sale, according to the local paper of both companies."
>> I don't believe it. They killed Newton years ago, in order to buy
> I thought the rumor was that Jobs killed the Newton since it was John
> Sculley's baby. Sculley, the man Jobs hired. Jobs, the man Sculley
He killed Newton, he blew Darwin right back into life.
> If true I see no issue with Apple and PDAs... ahem, "organizers" or
> "smart phones" (Sculley coined the term "PDA"). Naturally Jobs would
> have to have his hand it (say hello to white Treos!)
> IMHO, YMMV, IIRC, etc., etc.
Thank goodness for faceplates. Hypothetically-speaking.