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Re: Microsoft benefits a lot by loosing (?)

From: Nicolas Costes <nicolas.costes@iut-laroche.univ-nantes.fr>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 20:52:11 +0200
To: "W3C Public Web Plugins List" <public-web-plugins@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200309102052.16397.nicolas.costes@iut-laroche.univ-nantes.fr>

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Le Mercredi 10 Septembre 2003 20:34, Jake Robb a écrit :
> If I had $40, and someone was really bugging me, I wouldn't hesitate to
> give them 50 cents to go away.

I agree.

> Richard M. Smith wrote:
> > Microsoft already controls the browser market with an estimated 95%
> > share.

This is true (looking at WWW servers stats), but isn't it slowwwwly getting 
less than 95% (Mozilla, etc...) ?
This strategy could be an attempt not to lose shares before really starting 
to....

> > Trust me, Microsoft has no desire to give Eolas a half a billion
> > dollars.

Half a billion to keep such a monopoly, well... It's worth the cost, no ?


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