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Re: Standards Compliance and msn

From: Darren Ferguson <darren@crystalballinc.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 16:41:54 -0400 (EDT)
To: Alison Furlong <alison@fenestra.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10110261639060.1442-100000@thread.crystalballinc.com>
Ok

The subject should be closed. It is not a topic for discussion on this
list. 

Vadim gave his explaination. Now let it drop. If you wish to continue the
discussion then please do not copy the list on the e-mail ( i am only
doing it now so this thread will be stopped)

Thanks and i do not mean any offence by this e-mail. It is just not the
topic that W3C stated

Darren Ferguson


On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Alison Furlong wrote:

> At Friday, 10/26/2001 07:47 PM, Vadim Plessky wrote:
> >On Friday 26 October 2001 17:52, Zoltan Hawryluk wrote:
> >|   I have to totally agree with Mr. Wilson on this.
> >|
> >|   Even though I really don't agree with Microsoft on their strategy on MSN,
> >| I think it is of *really* bad taste to them (or any other business) with
> >| the murder of thousands of people when they aren't remotely responsible.
> >|
> >
> >Who said that they [MS] were responsible with murders? Zoltan, you just
> >mixing things.
> >
> >Ok, let me clarify my original post a little bit.
> 
> <snip>
> 
> Where the offense is happening is with the idea that building a 
> non-compatible browser and engaging in questionable business practices 
> could POSSIBLY be comparable to an attack that left 5000+ people dead. 
> That's not a cultural thing - it's shoddy logic. I'd say it's like 
> comparing apples and oranges, but that doesn't even cover it. It's like 
> comparing enormous corporate-giant apples with oranges that kill people.
> 
> Alison, wondering how long before Godwin's law gets expanded to include 
> Osama bin Laden too
> 
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