When will the persecution of MS *end*?!

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 19 11:55:12 UTC 2003

William Park wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 11:42:45PM -0500, JoeHill wrote:
>>Seriously, though, when did Real have a *chance* to compete?  They
>>don't have the opportunity to bundle their software with an OS, as MS
>>does (despite the fact they've been told *not* to do this for several
>>years now).
> Nobody forced Real to go into business.  Who knows, maybe, Real is under
> pressure to justify their failure, and are trying to deflect attention
> away from their own incompetence and inadequacy.

I guess you're not much on history.  The MS trial is full of examples 
where MS used their ownership of the desktop to destroy previously 
competitive markets.  It's not competition, when one company has the 
power to destroy another, simply because it can force it's product on 

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