Re: POL: Reaction to Microsoft Ruling

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Sun Apr 09 2000 - 12:23:47 MDT

"Billy Brown" <> wrote on Sunday, April 09, 2000 1:50
> I'm curious why you are so convinced that all of these things were
> deliberate. The Netscape business seems somewhat credible, but the rest of
> it seems typical of the problems MS had in the late 80s / early 90s. They
> got overambitious with their OS development, found themselves facing all
> kinds of complex programming issues they didn't really know much about,
> tried to fake their way through.

Agreed. I'm not trying to say that these were all deliberate. I'm saying
that there is enough suspicion to warrant an investigation. I am also
trying to dispel the idea that there is no basis for the government's
investigation and that it is all a political plot. People on this list seem
to see political conspiracies everywhere. Sometimes, things really are
simply as they appear.

Harvey Newstrom <>
Certified Consultant,  Legal Hacker, Engineer, Research Scientist, Author.

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