Re: Netscape 4.0 press release at their server

Dave Carter (dxc@ast.cam.ac.uk)
Thu, 17 Oct 1996 14:17:14 +0100 (BST)


Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 14:17:14 +0100 (BST)
From: Dave Carter <dxc@ast.cam.ac.uk>
To: "Scott E. Preece" <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
cc: mag@ncsa.uiuc.edu, www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Netscape 4.0 press release at their server
In-Reply-To: <199610171258.HAA12191@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.94.961017141436.4854H-100000@cass40>



On Thu, 17 Oct 1996, Scott E. Preece wrote:

> Why, oh why, has our industry (with the notable exception of Apple) been
> unable to figure out how to do typed files?
> 

Wait a minute, I think you will find that Acorn RISCOS has a perfectly
good system of file types. And they have a similar profile in my country
to that which Apple has in yours. Except they don't lose as much money.

Dave Carter