Re: [OFF TOPIC] M$ Explorer for Solaris!!!!
On 11-Nov-97 Glenn Amerine wrote:
>>>>>> "ychim" == ychim <ychim@ForeverMail.com> writes:
> ychim> MS said that there is no Linux port. Brian K Servis wrote:
> >> Look out *NIX world here comes M$!!!
> >> M$ has released preview 1 of M$ Explorer for Solaris 2.5.
> >> http://www.microsoft.com/ie/ie40/download/unix.htm. It is even
> >> more bloated than Communicator it says it need 30M of disk
> >> space when done installing and 60M during the install, YIKES!
Someone has installed this dreck on the machines at work. They want someone to
try it out and write a review. I think the request for a review has been
posted about four times now and still no takers! I wonder what that signifies?
> >> Brian Servis -- Mechanical Engineering firstname.lastname@example.org Purdue
> >> University http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/~servis
>I don't know if they still do or not, but at one time M$ owned some
>shares of SCO. Since Linux and FreeBSD are battling with ODT and
>UnixWare for the Intel Unix market, it seems like they would never
>even consider a version for Linux.
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