Re: The Microsoft issue

Seth Golub (
Tue, 23 Dec 1997 13:50:53 -0800

Gregory Alan Bolcer <> writes:

> The judge even figured out how to uninstall it, first try,
> in front of the Microsoft execs, and under 90 seconds.

This article says:
> The judge's independent test was conducted Thursday with the help of
> a court technician [...]. Jackson [the judge] said he not only saw
> Internet Explorer uninstalled within 90 seconds, but also saw it
> reinstalled in about the same time.

It looks to me like a court technician learned what to do and simply
demonstrated it for the judge. There was no mention of MS execs being
present. I think that's still a good smack in Microsoft's face, but
let's not get carried away.