OT: Online auctins an institution?

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Wed Dec 23 04:51:01 1998

> >to build a Z3 or Mark I). Also later on things like GUI
> >have been developed in a non capitalist environment. Not

> I know it sure *seems* like it, but really, Xerox was never out to lose
> money on computers...

Of course not, my remark was more focused on the people and
their direct environment when doing new things. THe Xerox
management had nothing to do with it beside offering the
housing and parts - maybe they just didn't even know about
it - but wai, you say xerox wan's about to loos money ?
Why did they build _anything_ in such a poor quality (at
least around the end 70s undil late 80s) ?


Ich denke, also bin ich, also gut
Received on Wed Dec 23 1998 - 04:51:01 GMT

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