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dinsdag 26 oktober 2004
Microsoft's Worst Nightmare
"It's a roundabout way to challenge Microsoft's Windows monopoly -- attempting to refashion the Web itself as an operating system where every bit of software is controlled through the browser. If that sounds hauntingly familiar, it's because you've heard it before: Ross's wunderkind forebear, Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, boldly predicted in 1995 that his browser would make Windows obsolete. Of course, it didn't quite work out that way, and Microsoft used its lock on the operating system to crush the upstart."