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Wall Street Journal Article on OSX
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Mar 23, 2001, 01:33 PM

From WSJ, Thursday March 22,2001 page B6
"Apple Banks on OSX To Restore Its Image As Software Innovator"
Pui-Wing Tam wrote ...

" ... Kevin Brown, general manager of the Macintosh Business Unit at Micro$oft, says Apple has been closely supporting Micro$oft's efforts to develop OS X versions of Office Software, AT TIMES TWEAKING THE OPERATING SYSTEM TO ACCOMODATE MICRO$OFT'S NEEDS ... "


I understand the marketing importance of having a robust version of mac:OFFICE but I hope it doesn't compromise the OpSys in any way.

Overall it was a positive article on Apple's new OS though slow performance
on older Macs was mentioned.

Has anyone heard of this 'Tweaking', or is it just PR?

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