Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Computer use
From: jimvons@ashtate (Jim von Schmacht)
Date: 1991-01-09, 10:39

In article <117636@uunet.UU.NET> rbj@uunet.UU.NET (Root Boy Jim) writes:
> >
> >Perhaps to make up for the sin of screwing up the technical industry.
> >Apple Computer is actively engaged in a lawsuit that would further restrict
> >the freedom to write software. Known as "Look and Feel", this bogus
> >notion is the enemy of standardization.
> >Please boycott all Apple products until they discontinue this practice.

Oh, I see!  And standardization on the IBM Mainframe standard has saved the
industry, right?  Been a LOT of progress there in the past ten years, I can
tell ya...Remember to also boycott LOTUS for protecting their intellectual 
property (wouldn't want that freedom to write software infringed upon!).  But
before this gets hot and heavy, lets move it over to comp.sys.mac.misc, WHERE

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