• Subject: Re: The truth abouth 640K
  • From: John Carr <74711.77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jan 1998 23:49:01 -0500


RE:     Re: The truth abouth 640K

>> For what it's worth,
>>  In his weekly newspaper column Mr. Gates denied ever having said this:
>>  >"I can't imagine why anyone would _need_ more than 640Kb of memory or 30Mb
>>  >of hard drive on a personal computer."  -- Bill Gates, author, "The Road
>Ahead"
>>  He claims it's a viciuos Internet rumor.  What do you think?

>dean said
>I think it's funny, true or not.  My taglines are purely for entertainment
>value, and their veracity (with the possible exception of the ones that come
>from "Bartlett's Quotations", of which this is definitely _not_) are certainly
>not the subject of intense scrutiny on my part.  The limitations of DOS keep
>this statement, true or not, alive.  After listenening to the load of hooey
>that the Micro$oft VP was delivering on NPR last Friday regarding the US
>Justice Department's actions, I'm not sure that I'd put _anything_ past Bill
>Gates.  In the future, MS may undergo the same embarrasing internal document
>disclosures that the US tobacco industry is today...
>JMHO,
>Dean Asmussen



Dean and All

If you are following the justice department vs M$ at all and/or find 
this stuff interesting, you really owe it to your self to visit the 
following.

http://www.netaction.org/

(among other things read about (CETI) how M$ bought/trying to buy the state
of california's university systems - literally.)

Also visit

http://www.news.com/

(A great news page - a must see)

John Carr



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