Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/17

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Re: Microsoft bashing
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 1999 15:49:42 -0800

VisiCalc ?


At 06:31 PM 1/17/99 -0500, you wrote:
>I find it interesting to note, especially on a list were the topic of
>companies stealing designs is frequently discussed, that Bill Gates
>launched his company with a "killer app" that was stolen from a Harvard
>professor who didn't copyright it.  The killer app was a spreadsheet, whose
>name escapes me at the moment.
>Michael Garmisa <>