Re: Grove: Plug and Play has fallen short of expectations

CobraBoy (
Wed, 28 Aug 1996 10:51:55 -0700

At 09:47 AM 8/28/96 -0800, Joe Kiniry wrote:
>it's funny. i'm working on a couple of journal papers this week
>and my advisor told me we should tone down some of the
>anti-microsquish rhetoric in them just in case micro$hit reads them
>or wants to give us money someday. now, i was pretty sure i had
>removed the inflammatory comments that always creep in my first
>drafts before i gave it to him. i asked which line in particular
>rubbed him, and possibly microcrap the wrong way. i was
>semi-surprise to discover that it was the following (with reference
>to "network-centric" computing):
>Companies like Sun and Netscape are leading the way and Microsoft
>is rapidly catching up in this area.
>doh! i guess he didn't read my little activex/com/ole discussion
>we just shipped with our new software release. you, too, can read
>the rhetoric at url

Your advisor is a pussy.

Better to fuck up then to sell out.



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