New versions breaking extensions, etc.

Cameron Laird claird at
Mon Dec 13 22:08:03 CET 2004

In article <Ruwud.4470669$yk.669431 at>,
Jive <someone at> wrote:
>Doesn't Microsoft have an answer for that?  There are (at last count) nine
>skillion ActiveX
>components in the wild.  Surely Microsoft didn't blast them into oblivion
>with dot-net -- did it?
Microsoft *constantly* obsoletes all sorts of third-party creations.
There's no simple formula for their actions, but, in this case, it's
fairly safe to say that substantial portions of the Redmond Monster
are actively seeking to eliminate ActiveX.

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