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Re: Autoexec



Many thanks for the reference to the book "Hard Drive".  I will attempt to
find that very book.  I am trying desperately to remove myself from
computer discussions as I do not belong there, but rather to satellites
where I do belong.  Maybe your suggestion that "Hard Drive" will help!
Cliff K7RR

On Wed, 21 Jun 2000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 20, 2000 at 12:48:42AM -0500, Gun Steele wrote:
> > expanding marketplace. I suppose if Jobs or Torvald had achieved anywhere
> > near the Gates success; someone would be ripping them too. Remembering Bill
> > and Paul pitching their paper tape Basic at the early computer fairs simply
> > renews my faith in our entrepreneurial system.
> 
> Torvalds only started Linux in 1990 or so whilst a university student.
> He doesn't seem to be in it for the money. Wealth is not a good
> indicator of success (in this case at least).
> 
> Re: Gates, I recommend reading the book "Hard Drive" which is about
> Gates. He sounds like a real nice guy until you realise that he's
> stealing technology from other companies through proposed
> licensing deals which fall through at the last minute.
> 
> 
> Hamish
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