Home Messages Index
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index

Re: Microsoft's marketing tactics - Re: Microsoft Admits "Embracing and Extending" (Comes vs. Microsoft - exhibit plex_5906)

Verily I say unto thee, that Rex Ballard spake thusly:
> On Jun 26, 7:37 am, Ezekiel <Z...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Since your entire argument is based on what Bill Gates told MIPS 
>> where's the proof?



"Hard Drive - Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire", by
James Wallace and Jim Erickson, 1992 (page 114)


"Gates", by Stephen Manes and Paul Andrews, 1994 (page 109)


> Microsoft executive bragged about it. This included Paul Allen, Bill 
> Gates, and later, Steve Ballmer. They also explained that they had 
> been using "per processor" licensing. Les Solomon, of Popular 
> Electronics fame was the president of MITS (not MIPS), and also told 
> the story.


| "The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which
| the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf
| denounces him for the same act, as the destroyer of liberty.
| Plainly the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of
| the word liberty; and precisely the same difference prevails today
| among human creatures." ~ Abraham Lincoln

Fedora release 8 (Werewolf) on sky, running kernel
 00:32:57 up 35 days,  4:31,  5 users,  load average: 0.09, 0.09, 0.22

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index