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RE: Versioning and html[5]

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 16:47:04 -0700
To: "matt@builtfromsource.com" <matt@builtfromsource.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5C276AFCCD083E4F94BD5C2DA883F05A27D7192901@tk5-exmlt-w600.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Matthew Ratzloff wrote:
>On Fri, April 13, 2007 12:20 pm, Chris Wilson wrote:
>> Remember that WE (Microsoft) get sued if we disrupt businesses.
>
>Chris, you've stated this a few times, and I don't doubt it, but on what
>grounds can anyone sue Microsoft because the "free" product they've built
>their business around changes slightly?  Especially when the EULA says
>they can only recover up to $5 in damages?

Ask a lawyer.

>Isn't the ever-evolving nature of HTML just another cost of doing business?

Sure.  I AM NOT suggesting that Microsoft shouldn't change anything.  I _AM_ saying that we will not break our current users to do so.

-Chris
Received on Saturday, 14 April 2007 23:45:38 GMT

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