[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Fri Jun 17 12:24:52 CDT 2005

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>>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?

They probably weren't willing to disclose the source code.

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