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Date:      Thu, 18 Nov 1999 18:55:19 +0000 (GMT)
From:      Jonathon McKitrick <jcm@dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org>
To:        David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com>
Cc:        Terry Lambert <tlambert@primenet.com>, crh@outpost.co.nz, chat@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: Judge: "Gates Was Main Culprit"
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.02A.9911181852511.4274-100000@dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org>
In-Reply-To: <000001bf31f5$62ce77b0$021d85d1@youwant.to>

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On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, David Schwartz wrote:

>	It's not an example of the adoption of a lesser technology unless OS/2
>actually _is_ superior. Since it only "may have been", this is not a clear
>example. Read over the full thread of what I said (cited above).
>
>	And this is really only logical. If OS/2 had been clearly superior, many
>OEMs would have refused Microsoft's terms, preferring to sell only the
>superior technology to the inferior one. Wouldn't you think?
>
So really, then, all this debating over whether Unix or Windows is
superior is academic, since it is a matter of personal opinion,
right?

All that really remains of substance is whether M$ acted illegally to
reserve its market status.



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