Re: Windows 2001 Sneak Peek

Robert S. Thau (
Mon, 1 Mar 1999 22:31:03 -0500 (EST)

Tom Whore writes:
> On Mon, 1 Mar 1999, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> >
> > The last original thing they tried was Microsoft "Bob". It didn't
> > exactly blow anyone away. People are afraid of "embrace and extend"
> > because it works. As an innovator, they have less of a track record.
> >
> Also the sheer use of windows in a day in day out environment can not be
> discounted. I know its not something the chich elete of tech wizards will
> ever admit, but face it, the sheer number of thing you can do with windows
> is pretty astounding for something that is supposedly "brain dead".

That's not originality. That's the stuff they ripped off.