<CT> Re: calmira_tips Digest V2 #99

  • From: "Ross Nelson" <coutcin@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 21:25:51 -0500

>By December 31, 2001
>         Windows 95
>         Windows 1.x through 3.x
>         Windows for Workgroups
>         DOS versions up to 6.22

Dropping Win95, hmm.  That's what got them to be huge (although, Win3 didn't 
hurt).  Hmmm.

>Also interestingly was this:
>By June 30, 2003
>         Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
>         Windows 98

That's surprising.

>I know this has been discussed before, but could this mean that it's 
>legally abandonware?

That'd be nice.

>When it comes to Microsoft, it's not likely. They won't support it, but
>they'll hang on to it like pit bulls and draw blood from anyone who
>violates copyright, no matter how old it is...

*bark* *bark*

>Dont expect Windows 3x to ever be completely legally abandonware....  
>Linux triumphs and over throws Microsoft of course <g>

Not if, _when_.  ;)


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