Apple Mac (was: !Re: Nuke Redmond!)

From: Mike Ford <>
Date: Wed Apr 12 00:18:57 2000

>What I find interesting is that Apple, DEC, and IBM were all vey successful
>at marketing their open architecture machines *first*, and only later decided
>to switch to proprietary machines (at least within the markets we're talking
>about), and they all got sat on as a result. How can Apple have been so
>blind as to not realize that those pitiful 50-pin sockets with the weird

One word, GREED. The list of companies that have shot themselves in the
foot over trying to squeeze more money out of a product is a LOT longer.
Received on Wed Apr 12 2000 - 00:18:57 BST

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