On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 09:50:06 -0400, Bob Hauck wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 07:44:55 -0400, Chris Ahlstrom
> <ahlstromc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In 1998, still growing, Byte was purchased by CMP Media, a
>> successful publisher of specialized computer magazines. CMP ceased
>> publication (ending with the July 1998 issue), laid off all the
>> staff and shut down Bytes rather large product-testing lab.
> Hmm...CMP Media. The recent demise of Dr. Dobbs as a print publication
> brings the number of magazines I used to read that have been bought by
> CMP and subsequently shut down to three.
> Are they some kind of vampire outfit? The Computer Associates of the
> magazine business?
Somehow, someway, Roy Schestowitz will find a reason to blame this on some
huge Microsoft driven conspiracy against Linux.