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Re: [SLE] Advanced Micro Devices will include Microsoft's Palladium(OT)
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 23:15:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <200209202315.30272.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 20 September 2002 22.59, Nick Zentena wrote:
> On September 20, 2002 05:00 pm, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > On Friday 20 September 2002 22.52, dep wrote:
> > > our story is accurate
> >
> > The white paper specification of Palladium clearly states that any and
> > all current software will be completely unaffected by the new hardware
> > and will continue to run as it does today. It also states that *anyone*,
> > not just "Microsoft and its designees" can sign software and data. Trust
> > is a relative term. Doesn't that stamp your article as sensation seeking
> > nonsense?
>
> And how many people are going to trust non-Microsoft software? You think
> it's hard now to get people to consider something else?

No it isn't. Lots of software in the world doesn't originate from Redmond. A
quick example would be AOL. Do you really think any media company would leave
out AOL? And that's just one example.

//Anders

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