[mso] Re: exe files

I'd argue only this far: you are not *not* considered.

There are several camps of people with differing needs and uses whose
considerations drive the development of the product. Many customers *did*
ask for autocorrect and continue to use it. Personally, I've typed many
fewer documents containing the non-word 'teh' (Heh, Outlook is keeping me
from typing it even now!<g>).

Regarding the Bulkers of the world; Notice MS has effectively launched a
small war against this faction with a recently filed lawsuit.

While I would like to see MS change several things about their products and
way of doing business, I do recognize that the computer industry itself is
still much too predatory for the kind of changes I'd like to see there. But
I will argue with anyone who feels this monster of a company could get to
this position without attempting to digest feedback from all directions. I
believe that sort of stupidity/corporate arrogance would mean their position
of power would have been eroded long ago.

Greg Chapman
http://www.mousetrax.com
"Counting in binary is as easy as 01, 10, 11!
With thinking this clear, is coding really a good idea?"


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mso-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:mso-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Glenda Wells
> Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 2:18 PM
> To: mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [mso] Re: exe files
>
> Whatever Microsoft is doing isn't altruistic, there's money
> involved and
> that's where the little guy who really isn't paying attention gets
> shafted - DAILY. Mostly disorganized and under represented, we can't
> compete with corporations. The $400 we fork over for MS products is
> nothing comparatively speaking so we'll continue to grouse and bemoan
> our fate while struggling mightily to keep up and the rules will
> constantly change and so it goes. Life in the fast lane as they say.


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