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Re: Proposal to create a map of our collective evidence of tying, issues oflaw/reply
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- Subject: Re: Proposal to create a map of our collective evidence of tying, issues oflaw/reply
- From: email@example.com (Beech Family)
- Date: Sun, 2 Nov 1997 21:25:33 -1000
If youre looking for some pages on the net with these stories, here's one:
Testimony of various hardware manufacturers about MS pressure on
them to dump Netscape (needs a URL)
"Compaq testimony says Microsoft Threatened it" - Wed. Oct 22, Reuters
Your idea is a good one, to get us all involved in something constructive.
Here's another story I wanted to share with the group. It's not "evidence"
but it shows what's at stake here, among other things; what we architects
call "public health,safety and welfare"
This is an edited anecdote from the EvangeList, a moderated newsletter by
Guy Kawasaki of Apple Computer Co....
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>This tidbit is from:
>Brian Hayes, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>This is excerpted from "Distributed Means Clusters, Networks--and NT?" by
>John Gustafson, in _IEEE Computational Science and Engineering_,
>July-September 1997, page 87. Gustafson is reporting on the Sixth High
>Performance Distributed Computing Conference at Portland State University
>"Irony was present in the first keynote speech by Cornell professor Ken
>Birman, 'Making the Next Generation Internet Safe at Any Speed.' Birman
>explained that Intel processors running Windows 95 would soon be in
>widespread use for life-critical and safety-critical applications such as
>hospital monitors, air traffic control, and national security. Like it or
>not, Birman said, the economic forces are unstoppable. His PowerPoint
>presentation kept crashing on his Wintel computer, however, and he was
>able to present it only after transferring his files to a Macintosh."
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