On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 05:02:53PM -0700, Zero Powers wrote:
> I can actually feel both sides of this issue, but if it were up to me, I
> would have waited until MS actually abused their power in a big way before I
> pulled the rug out. I know Netscape would argue that they *did* abuse their
> power. But I don't buy that.
You're right and wrong. Netscape is a lousy example of Microsoft abusing
their power. DR-DOS, however, was anything but; it was an open-and-shut
case. Which is why it was settled out of court, by Microsoft paying
undisclosed damages of AT LEAST $160M, two days before the case was due
to go in front of a jury.
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