>But also look at a lot of what their R&D is based on.
>IBM: Hardware
>MS: Software ... with a significant amount devoted to user interface
>It seems the hardware based R&D would "show" larger impact.  When was the
>last time we say any thing software oriented that was "revolutionary"?

Xerox and the invention of The GUI?  Apple and the engineering of The
GUI?  Microsoft and the dismemberment of The GUI?   [Just -had- to
sneak some Micro$oft bashing in here...  (:  ]

The Newton and practical handwriting recognition?


--Paul E Musselman

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