Re: Bill Gates mentions Linux

spunkanado (
Wed, 11 Mar 1998 01:00:24 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 10 Mar 1998, Joachim Feise wrote:
> You forget that these drivers only exist because people complained.
> MS did not provide these drivers when Office 97 came out.
> The same holds for the 'save as Word95' option in Word97. Files were *not* saved
> in Word95 format, but in RTF, which caused some formatting to vanish. MS *had*
> to provide the correct driver after people complained and threatened to switch
> to the competitor's product, which (fortunately) still exists.

Ah so younow admit that MS listens to its customers and revises its
products to included asked for funtions???

Man, the evil empire is so nasty. I mean they actualy take customer
feedback and use it. Fuck, we cant have that, I mean people might actualy
USE thier products and put some industry wonks in a bad light.

What is it about this debate that brings out the Jerry Springer Mentality
in folks?