Tuesday, August 02, 2005

DOS Ain't Done 'Til Lotus Won't Run?

Time to straighten out another Microsoft myth: "DOS Ain't Done 'Til Lotus Won't Run" refers to the legend that Microsoft intentionally had manipulated new versions of DOS in order not to be compatible with then leading spreadsheet application Lotus 1-2-3. Just like the old "640k should be enough for everyone"-story, this one also turned out to be another canard.