Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Reply to thread

"dgs" My undertsanding was that Bill Gates visited Acorn to try and sell them MSDOS which as it would have been a step backwards Acorn turned down. Just because he was shown a few things does not mean he necessarly said gee I must go back and implement these. Having failed in his quest to sell MSDOS I think he would have just ignored them.

 is a RISC OS UserJwoody on 13/09/06 12:06AM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Interview with a ROS Open shareholder
    Andrew Hodgkinson talks of his time at Tematic
     27 comments, latest by markee174 on 22/7/06 7:27PM. Published: 16 Jul 2006

  • Random article

  • Qercus moves to in-house production
    Monthly mag does impression of quarterly journal
     26 comments, latest by arenaman on 17/9/05 5:27PM. Published: 5 Sep 2005

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "Have I been nominated on drobe.co.uk this year? Sadly not."
    Page generated in 0.0619 seconds.