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RE: Macintosh alternative?

  In reply to Matthew Benjamin's message sent 11/10/97 9:22 AM:
  >I ask this partly in response to (probably not well informed)
  >observations made in computer industry publications that MS investment
  >in Apple was meant to forestall further antitrust action.  (Though I bet
  >no one who published such speculation knew any more about antitrust
  >legislation than I do...)
  Like most other conventional wisdom, this is a dubious notion. If 
  anything, the MSFT investment in Apple has served to bolster the 
  antitrust case. I can't for the life of me imagine how one company taking 
  an equity share in a competitor can be seen otherwise.
     Mitch Stone
     If the best product always wins, how come it 
     says QWERTY on your keyboard?
     Boycott Microsoft ** http://www.vcnet.com/bms