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At 06:29 PM 6/11/98 -0700, you wrote:
>At 06:14 AM 6/11/98 -0400, Hal Weiner wrote:
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>>Just like PC to Macintosh, VHS to Betamax, Microsoft Windows dominates
>>the marketplace because it got there first, not because it is better than
>>its competition. Without starting a flame war, I would humbly point out as
>>a mere consumer and computer nerd the following, based upon experience of
>>using their stuff:
>
>Be as humble as you like, you're wrong.  WRT the Windows metaphor, XEROX
>got there first.  That's who MS and Apple both copied.
>
>[snip opinion]
>
>-- Rob Apgood <[log in to unmask]>
>"If you can't tie one good knot, tie a lot of them."
>
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Now wait just a minute! What about the abacus?
Hal Weiner
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