Re: The latest Microsoft FUD. This time from BillG, himself.

From: john slee (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 06:46:33 EST

On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 08:05:41PM +0200, Andreas Bombe wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 02:21:18PM -0400, Rob Landley wrote:
> > Name one thing Microsoft actually invented. Other than Microsoft Bob.
> were listed and where they bought or stole it from. The only things
> that were really Microsoft's invention were, at that time, found to be
> a) the .ini config file format (which has spread outside of the MS
> world) and b) the annoying paper clip.

i don't believe the paperclip was their idea either. the original
company or product was named something todo with birds? parrots maybe.

'tis a distant memory.


"Bobby, jiggle Grandpa's rat so it looks alive, please" -- gary larson
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