28 January 2006
Fatuous Flashback 18
Sometimes the only thing that keeps you going is a keen grasp of the obvious:
In a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Microsoft made the following startling declaration:
"To the extent the open-source model gains increasing market acceptance, sales of the company's products may decline, the company may have to reduce the prices it charges for its products, and revenues and operating margins may consequently decline."
In a footnote, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates noted that rainfall is sporadic at best in the Mojave Desert, and that children under six should not drink bleach.
(From "And bullet holes may affect respiration", 5 February 2003.)Posted at 8:36 AM to Greatest Hits