[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Fri Jun 17 12:13:17 CDT 2005
On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> If it detected a copy that did not have the proper hidden files. it
> issued the message "The tree of evil bears bitter fruit. Now trashing
> System disk." It then exited do without doing anything.
> Someone had a partialy trashed disk with a legal copy of Word on it.
> It started up, did not find what it wanted and issued the message. The
> guy looked around and found that his system disk was indeed trashed.
> He sued and won a considerable settlement.
Microsoft didn't have the source code that would prove that the software
was incapable of doing so?
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