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RE: Moderately improved Map
Cybermedia is an independent vendor. If they decide that some of the
Microsoft controls included in IE are beneficial to them, and they
choose to include them, that seems fine to me. If you are
constitutionally opposed to IE4, and because of that you don't buy their
product, then that is OK too. If there are enough like you, they would
have to develop an alternative. They probably think that folks like you
are such a small minority that the savings in development costs outweigh
the lost of business from folks who object to IE.
Again, it seems to me that democracy and fair play are at work. What is
David E. Y. Sarna firstname.lastname@example.org
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> From: claribba [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, November 08, 1997 10:14 PM
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> Subject: RE: Moderately improved Map
> David Sarna,
> It was Cybermedia, as well as Visual Studio. Plus whatever else is
> there waiting in the wings that hasn't been disclosed yet.
> Claire Macdonald
> >1. What exactly is wrong with Microsoft relying on portions of IE in
> >building Developer Studio?
> >2. Yes, the new Microsoft help tools are based on html. RoboHelp
> >Sky Software) has tools for creating this kind of help very easily,
> >converting existing help files.
> >3. IE4 reads the new help files perfectly. The price is right (free).
> >What us the problem, exactly?
> >David E. Y. Sarna firstname.lastname@example.org