Re: Microsoft buys $1.5 interest in Apple (news - not a joke, spam, flame)

Subject: Re: Microsoft buys $1.5 interest in Apple (news - not a joke, spam, flame)
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- ROGERS -dot- WAVE -dot- CA>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 1997 17:09:06 -0800

On Wed, 6 Aug 1997 14:05:15 -0400, Smith, Amy wrote:

>And yes, I think this is relevant to technical writing, particularly the
>tools we use to do our work.

Which knowing Microsoft will eventually be reduced through this.

Part of the deal was that Apple will bundle Internet Explorer as the
default browser on all future Macs. This of course plays nicely into
Microsoft's bid to bury Netscape. And once Netscape's dead and buried,
it's a simple matter for Microsoft to simply stop developing IE for
Mac, leaving Mac to wither as an Internet platform.

Your friend and mine,
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