[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips
phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sat Jun 18 18:42:06 CDT 2005
Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Sat, 18 Jun 2005 @ 12:35 -0400, Phil Stracchino said:
>>The way I heard it, it wasn't so much that they'd lost the protocol
>>documentation as that there were no longer any developers there who
>>actually understood the internals of the code any more.
> Same thing for Word. I talked to some softie's in Charlottesville a
> few years back, and they said huge portions of their code base were a
> complete mystery at any one moment in time.
Explains a lot about MS software.......
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