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Offline Louisiana Night

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« on: August 01, 2004, 10:06:45 PM »
THEY BOTH STOLE FROM XEROX(I've got a book somewhere around here with the info, I'll make sure I have the right company)

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2004, 10:08:31 PM »
Xerox made operating systems?  :o
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2004, 10:15:10 PM »
I think I have the right company, I'm looking for that book now. If I have the right company, they made countless hardware/software advancements, but never took advantage of them. I don't know why.
« Last Edit: April 11, 2005, 05:38:20 PM by LouisianaNight »

Offline Jeysie

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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2004, 08:38:22 AM »
Xerox sounds right to my memory. (Of course, this is my memory, so take that with a teaspoon of salt. :P )

Both Apple and M$ definitely did some "borrowing" from *some* company, I do remember that.

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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2004, 01:05:23 PM »
I think I heard the same, but I didn't think the company was Xerox.  :S
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2004, 01:23:13 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_computer#The_Macintosh

Read four paragraphs down.

So, yeah. Apple snitched from Xerox, and M$ snitched from Apple. Fun.

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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2004, 08:20:46 PM »
It's ironic that Apple copied it from a company known for its copiers.  ;B
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