[OT] "They Criticized Vista. And They Should Know."

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at cox.net
Wed Mar 12 15:37:40 EDT 2008


Jim, I love it. Of course, I love all sorts of conspiracy theories -  
even the really stupid ones. After the kinds of things Gates pulled,  
initially, he would have deserved such treatment. (smile) Besides, The  
Pirates of Silicon Valley needs a sequel.

Joe Wilkins


On Mar 12, 2008, at 1:27 PM, Jim Ault wrote:

> On 3/12/08 11:00 AM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> Scott Rossi wrote:
>>>
>>> http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/business/09digi.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
>>>
>>> Sadly disturbing.  Makes one wonder who's making the decisions  
>>> over in
>>> Redmond.
>>
>> Magic 8-Ball?  :)
>
> My current theory is that in a decade or so it will be revealed that  
> Apple
> placed sleepers at Redmond, they rose to the inner sanctum, and made
> decisions that would very effectively discard vast areas of market  
> share.
> The major revelation would be how this was kept secret for so long.
>
> The real artful work is to make poor decisions and still keep your  
> job in
> order to perpetuate the debacle.
>
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
>
>
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Joe Lewis Wilkins
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