[TUHS] PWB - what is the history?
clemc at ccc.com
Wed May 16 07:11:06 AEST 2018
On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 4:33 PM, John P. Linderman <jpl.jpl at gmail.com>
> AT&T management no doubt were looking to an OS on their (IMHO mostly
> disastrous) entry into the computer business, for which they agreed to be
> broken up.
Actually, I think the behavior at the time shows that they wanted to be in
the hardware business -- *e.g. the 3B20*
*vs. DEC and IBM's offerings of the day*. What they failed to understand
was to be in the SW business it meant that their customers (IBM, DEC, HP,
Microsoft) needed to succeed in selling >>their own<< hardware by using
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