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- To: "Rich Salz" <email@example.com>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Why I Like Longhorn and XAML
- From: "Dare Obasanjo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 18:32:14 -0800
- Cc: <email@example.com>
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Why I Like Longhorn and XAML
>From: Rich Salz [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 6:24 PM
>To: Dare Obasanjo
>Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Why I Like Longhorn and XAML
>> Mozilla folks come up with XUL it is innovative use of XML but when
>> Microsoft does something similar it is "Replace & Defend" or
>> is the new anti-Microsoft buzzphrase.
>It's postings like this that make some people think that
>Microsoft continues its insincerity in the anti-trust area.
>While Ballmer can publically claim "we get it," the posting
>above would make many people think that (a) you don't get it;
>(b) you don't care; (c) MSFT needs to better educate its
>posters on how to act so that they still have plausible deniability.
>So here, let me save you a few hours of corporate training and
>let xml-dev once again prove its worth: because Microsoft has
>a monopoly position on the desktop, it cannot do freely what
>others can. That's not an opinion or viewpoint; it's a matter
>of US law. "With great power comes great responsibility."
So long and thanks for all the fish. :)
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