IBM doughnuts (was Re: ReLiability of wrong media (was: is out of 5-1/4" diskettes)

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Sun Jan 24 15:36:50 1999

"PG Manney" <> wrote about IBM doughnuts:

> Not only that, what would a doughnut look like? They'd redesign that, too.
> And make in incompatible with existing doughnut boxes.

That was the old IBM. Now they would design a fully standards-compliant
doughnut, release it as Open Source, and include a license to their doughnut
patents (provided that you didn't change the recipe by more than 20%).

IBM is playing by somewhat different rules now that Microsoft is dominating
the industry.
Received on Sun Jan 24 1999 - 15:36:50 GMT

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