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Re: [SLE] new v9.2 is out
  • From: Trey Gruel <drathos-suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 12:34:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0410131232480.22363@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, S. Bulterman wrote:

> Trey Gruel wrote:
> > iirc, they licensed it for a percentage of the revenue. spyglass was all
> > excited about this because it was ms and they could expect it to sell a
> > lot of copies.
> >
> > then ms gave it away..
> >
> > 10% (random percent as i don't know all the details) of 0 is still 0..
> > spyglass got nothing..
>
> Isn't this a lawsuit waiting to happen?????

there was. ms settled out of court, iirc.

> Just thinking out aloud.
>
> IE6 is derived from IE1....
> According MS IE can't be separated from the Windows OS....
> The IE7 incarnation is only sold with Longhorn....
> Ergo they are selling NCSA Mosaic technologie....
>
> 10% from Windows OS is still 30 to 60 US Dollars.....

too bad spyglass settled before ms started claiming that..

--
trey

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