Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/09/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Kodak Focus now management hubris
From: Jerry Lehrer <>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 20:03:13 -0700
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I get it, but I really don't want it.  Every time I try a MAC, I reach
for the right click, and it isn't there!

I understand that MAC's are the computer of choice for the
video, photo, and other visual art's world.  But since I am not
in that world. I would be lost.



Mark Rabiner wrote:

> wrote:
> >
> > In a message dated 9/28/03 3:45:30 PM, writes:
> >
> > << Gates definitely made significant contributions during the formative years
> > of the computer industry. But I'll stick to my belief that the success of
> > his company is due much more to monopolistic and exclusionary tactics than
> > to programming excellence. >>
> >
> > Gates contribution to the computer industry was standardization, which made
> > using a computer more uniform.
> > DOS and, later, Windows made it possible for most people to switch jobs and
> > still have usable skills. It was what the Qwerty keyboard did for office
> > workers at the turn of century and even how. However we dislike Gates, he
> > established the protocols most of the industry still uses. Software and hardware outfits
> > could supply a uniform market and earn the margin to stay in business which
> > MS's monopoly made possible.
> >
> > br
> > --
> I dislike this obliviousness to the Mac world what are you BR an
> accountant?.
> I don't do windows. I can get other Jobs.   (getit?:)
> Mark Rabiner
> got it
> Portland, Oregon USA
> good
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