On 4/5/00 at 4:31 pm, adam at iewebs.com (adam beecher) wrote:
> > > Maybe Microsoft got the world on the web, but they seem to have gotten an
> > > inordinate amount of morons on while they were at it. :)
> > They put the who on the what now?!
> > Martin
> > --
> > Bother, said Pooh, and carved Eeyore's name in the black candle.
>> Credit where credit is due - if it wasn't for Microflot, nobody would be
> about the difference between eCommerce and eBusiness now, because neither
> exist. Ok, maybe someone else would've done it, but they didn't. Doesn't mean
> have to like the boring old fart or his crappy products.
>Yeah, right. The Web/Net was going strong without MS, and the commercial
applications were obvious long before it appeared on Redmond radar. I don't see
anything MS did in the Web arena that someone else wasn't doing first, and using
their existing database products to manage a ecommerce site is hardly an
Don't know why you think Bill is old and boring either. Unprincipled, perhaps,
but smart as hell.
Anyway, all this is well off-topic for ILUG, so I guess I just shot myself in
the foot :-)
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