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Fwd: Re: [SLE] [OT] Legal Issues Type Question
Wow!! I didn't know that my comment would fuel up so much energy. Well,
here's some more info. Below is what I found out by querying my contact at
Simply Computers.

---------- Forwarded Message ----------
Subject: Re: [SLE] [OT] Legal Issues Type Question
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 08:02:35 +0100
From: Eddie Howson <eddie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Bernard Peek <Bernard@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

I have been told that Simply has to pay royalties to Microsoft for every
system they sell, regardless of whether it has an MS OS or not. Therefore
(as company policy) they HAVE to sell it with an MS OS.


On Wednesday 02 May 2001 16:06, you wrote:
> In message <0105021602130I.00665@gladys>, Eddie Howson
> <eddie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes
> >Thank you Bernard,
> >
> >I have cc. this email message to my contact at Simply computers.
> I've copied it to David Fleck at Simply.
> Cheers.


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