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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 servis@purdue.edu 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.
>
>Glenn
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