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

  • RiscPC breaks 1.5GHz barrier
    Calm down dear, this is a case mod
     23 comments, latest by flypig on 13/5/04 1:56PM. Published: 12 May 2004

  • Random article

  • Iconv utility updated to version 0.08
    Bug fixes and updates, NS users told to upgrade
     Discuss this. Published: 13 Mar 2007

  • 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
    "I was going to say something then but I remembered you're a reporter. So I won't"
    Page generated in 0.0307 seconds.