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Re: Re: Supply and Demand

  In reply to MachCU@aol.com's message sent 11/25/97 9:55 AM:
  >>I accept most of what you say, but allow me to pose the devil's advocate 
  >>question: Were there not several browsers on the market when Navigator 
  >>arrived on the scene, and didn't Netscape essentially drive them out?
  >Ah, but the difference is that Netscape drove them out on a level playing
  >field.  Microsoft has a monopoly in the OS market, so they are not on level
  >playing fields.
  With all this talk about "level playing fields" I beginning to wonder how 
  I'd recognize one if I saw it. Netscape _did_ give away its browser, thus 
  building a large market for browsers, but at the same taking out the 
  smaller players.
     Mitch Stone
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