I can't believe you are arguing that Mellon et. al. had more "technological
vision" than Microsoft. Microsoft has a fairly detailed technological vision
(although Tim might argue that Microsoft's vision was obtained by reading
FoRK :-). The basic theme has been to get information online, easier to
access, easier to use. Information At Your Fingertips was an earlier
statement of that vision; DNA is an updated version. Read, e.g.,
http://www.microsoft.com/BillGates/billgates_l/speeches/banking.htm if you
Oh, and by the way, what is Apple's grand technological vision? Mice and
bit-mapped displays? No, wait, you're actually going to be offering an
operating system with a time-sliced scheduler soon. I keep forgetting how
much of a technological lead Apple has over Microsoft...
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