After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> From: Bill Gates
> Sent: Fri, 8/27/1999 10:23 AM
> To: Jim Alchin (Exchange)
> Cc: Bob Herbold, Mike Porter (Exchange); Deborsh Willingham
> Subject: RE: Intel-MS joint press release on 64-bit Windows and Merced
> I feel very strongly about this - Intel has to be willing to show that their
> partnership with us on Merced is not just a me too relationship
> We have invested more in Merced than other software companies and we will drive
> more volume and credibility for them than anyone else.
In our own opinion, of course.
> I don't know about "first to boot" - if it is true then we should say that
> In any case Intel should not just treat us as one of many. I feel strongly
> about that.
We're the leaders. Put us in front.
There is no point in waiting. The train stopped running years ago.
All the schedules, the brochures, The bright-colored posters full of lies,
Promise rides to a distant country That no longer exists.