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SubjectRe: Why DRM exists [was Re: Flame Linus to a crisp!]
On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 18:03:17 -0700
Larry McVoy <> wrote:

> Don't get me wrong, I think Microsoft as an OS company is the worldest
> biggest joke. Anyone who thinks that socket "handles" are different
> than file "handles" just doesn't get the abstraction at all. It's
> pathetic, amazingly so. But they got the application support layer
> pretty right or at least very useful and workable.

... and that may be the reason why such a lot third party vendors make big
bucks on selling applications competitive to w.rd or ex.l or <name-one> - the
perfectly working and documented application support layer ...

(in case one didn't notice)

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