Best comment I heard was that they coulda/shoulda done this 8 years ago.
> The impact of the software giant on the stock market was highlighted on Oct.
> 20 when Microsoft posted solid fiscal first-quarter results. The company
> posted earnings that surged past Wall Street estimates and it painted an
> optimistic outlook for the next quarter. The Nasdaq market responded
> favorably to Microsoft's impressive performance and stocks rallied on the
> company's earnings report.
Of course now both MSFT *and* the DOW can now cook their books.