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Re: Borland, strategies, Microsoft, Kylix
2005-11-26 01:33:53 AM
"Marco van de Voort" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote in message
On 2005-11-24, Robby Tanner < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote:
I was being cheeky. The business school mentality applauds the heartless,
Microsoft IMHO intends to kill Borland, at least as bulk (off-the-shelf,
destruction of any potential rivals, even if they aren't competitors at
I saw a sign on a cab in Chicago for some business school, possibly Harvard.
The slogan was "Why do you think they don't call it 'soft, warm cash'?"
What a nice sentiment. There's a cognitive movement at the institutional
level to remove any ethics from business that may interfere with increasing
profit (see The Godfather movies specifically with reference to "it's just
business"). Within such a framework, anything M$ does to kill off
competition is to be admired with the one exception of getting caught.