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"W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 24 Jul 2000 08:52:36 -0500
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> by IBM (for decades), and my memory is that most of us were very clear that
> an "IBM standard" was outside the range of definition of standards  --

Everyone copied the Selectric keyboard layout, making it "standard" --
then IBM changed it for the PC.  I remember someone sarcastically saying,
"We're IBM; we can do anything!"

Now Microsoft does it.  My company upgraded Microsoft Office and now I
can't figure out how to do things that were easy to do not long ago.

I must reluctantly admit that Microsoft crashes, although still way too
common, have decreased noticeably in their frequency.

Wes Groleau