[geeks] Subject: Re: Â Microsoft Surface...
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sun Jun 3 10:13:54 CDT 2007
>From: Doug McLaren <dougmc at frenzied.us>
>Date: 2007/06/02 Sat PM 11:42:27 CDT
>To: The Geeks List <geeks at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [geeks] Subject: Re: Microsoft Surface...
>On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 08:51:57PM -0700, William Kirkland wrote:
>| Microsoft products are crap, because Microsoft imposes limitations
>| used to ensure that their products are not compatible with similar
>| products. Microsoft has not provided innovation, only marketing.
>| ... so yes, Apple who does innovation is received with awe and wonder.
>Wow. Those are some remarkably broad brushes you're painting
>Microsoft and Apple with.
>Microsoft has done some pretty remarkable things over the years. And
>so has Apple. And both have done some pretty underwhelming things
>over the years as well.
>As for Microsoft deliberately making their products aren't compatible
>with competitor's products, that's really only true for a small subset
>of their rather large product lines -- and I'm not even sure it's
>really been *proven* rather than just theorized anyways.
"DOS ain't done 'till Lotus won't run!" 
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