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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.
If the best product always wins, how come it
says QWERTY on your keyboard?
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