Subject: Re: I2O
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih+mail@Hamartun.Priv.NO>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/23/1998 20:12:47
Tom Ivar Helbekkmo said:

>This one seems to be specifically designed to enable Microsoft and
>Intel to decide who gets to play in their sandbox, and who doesn't.
>Part of that is, of course, to lock out all the Open Source systems,
>especially Linux, but another effect that is obviously intended is for
>computer manufacturers to start building hardware that Microsoft can
>decide which operating systems will be able to run on.
>I don't know who I despise more: Microsoft or their customers.

Hmmm. Perhaps this would be a good year to leave Intel behind?

Intel has put all their eggs in the Microsoft basket. They've gone
away from the reasonably fast yet inexpensive general-purpose
computer to Microsoft electronic music boxes...
Rick Kelly