He wasn't concerned with the "internet" per se, he was concerned that
the browser would make the OS irrelevant by providing an intermediate
platform for vendors to write to. That threatened the core monopoly
that control of the dominant OS gave him. Hence the attack on Sun Java
I don't think he is in that position as regards keitai - or can get
into that position. Video DRM is the target now - regardless of the
hardware. Hence the move to have Microsoft proprietory code made part
of the new DVD standard.
On Mar 18, 2004, at 8:39 PM, keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net wrote:
> Hmm. Gates once had a lack of "belief" in the Internet. Now IE
> dominates. I wouldn't sleep peacefully yet.
Received on Thu Mar 18 14:26:40 2004