Re: 1000000 million

Subject: Re: 1000000 million
From: church -at- ALPHA -dot- NSULA -dot- EDU
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 1996 14:39:52 -0600

On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, John Ahlstrom wrote:

> I previously wrote:

> Stephen Victor wrote:

> > I agree that UNIX shops tend to use Frame, primarily because it's one of
> > the very few UNIX DTPs out there. I'm not really horrified at the
> > thought of using Word; I'm more horrified at the thought of Microsoft
> > trying to do UNIX programming. :)

> Fear not. Last I heard, Bill said he wouldn't
> write Unix products till Unix sold 1000000 million
> machines a year.
> ----


Bill may have said that, but he didn't mean it. I worked as an editor on
FoxPro for Unix, shipped by Microsoft over a year ago. It was to satisfy
loyal customers from when Fox was a company not owned by Microsoft.

Sue Church
church -at- alpha -dot- nsula -dot- edu

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