NeXTSTEP Re: SIMSON SAYS: Copyright and wrongs

Ernest Prabhakar (
Thu, 25 Feb 1999 17:32:22 -0800

Ohmigosh! NeXTSTEP is dead! I've been working eighty hours a week on a
non-existent project!


-- Ernie P.

P.S. Though I do sympathize with you on the Newton thing.

>One of the prime offenders in this world of dead software is Apple, which
>has mothballed both the Newton and all but given up on the NeXTSTEP
>operating systems. Ultimately, it would probably be in the best interest of
>both Apple's shareholders and society as a whole for companies like Lotus
>and Improv to release their failed products to the public. There is a simple
>reason that they do not: if the public did a better job with the software,
>then it would prove that these products died because of mismanagement, and
>not because of the competitive environment.