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From "Kevin A. Burton" <bur...@relativity.yi.org>
Subject Re: [wanna laught?] Microsoft invented XML
Date Thu, 11 May 2000 16:32:50 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/cgi-bin/gx.cgi/AppLogic+FTContentServer?pagename=wpni/print&articleid=A19908-2000May6
> 
> > Ballmer hopes to build Microsoft's new identity partly around a
> > computing language known as XML. Invented several years ago by two
> > Microsoft technologists, it allows easy exchange of information among
> > different devices, across the Internet.
> 
> Can you believe it?
> 
> Microsoft previously claimed they invented symlinks and disk mount
> points.
> 
> Now they claim they invented XML.
> 
> What would they claim next? the invention of C?
> 
> I wonder why they are alwasy in legal troubles :)

I don't think that Microsoft really said this... probably just a bad
author who didn't do his research >|

Still funny though :)


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Kevin A Burton (burton@apache.org)
http://relativity.yi.org
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"For evil to win is for good men to do nothing."

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