Microsoft Hatred FAQ

David Schwartz davids at
Thu Oct 27 04:50:40 CEST 2005

Roedy Green wrote:

> On 26 Oct 2005 18:05:45 +0200, Tor Iver Wilhelmsen
> <jadedgamer at> wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted someone
> who said :

>>> IBM seems to have had a history of squeezing out competition in the
>>> same way Microsoft has, if I recall correctly.

>> ... and were told not to by a court. Which is the whole reason for
>> the existence of IBM clones, whether PCs or mainframes.

> Back in the early days, IBM was just as bad as MS. Competition and
> some smackdown by the DOJ, have made them much better behaved.

    And opened the door for Microsoft.


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