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Microsoft Rips Off Apple’s Workgroup Manager Icon?
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Dec 11, 2006, 06:35 PM
 
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Dec 11, 2006, 06:36 PM
 
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Dec 11, 2006, 06:41 PM
 
Whoever did that at M$ should be promoted to VP.


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Dec 11, 2006, 06:43 PM
 
I wouldn't be surprised if some Mac web designer did this.

BTW, that icon is no longer there as far as I can tell.
     
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Dec 11, 2006, 06:47 PM
 
Originally Posted by Eug View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if some Mac web designer did this.
Honestly that is usually the reason.

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Originally Posted by rickey939 View Post
w00t.
Infartinated.

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Dec 11, 2006, 07:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by Eug View Post
BTW, that icon is no longer there as far as I can tell.
huh, you're right, I checked earlier when I saw the Daring Fireball post, and it was there, now it's changed.
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Dec 11, 2006, 07:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by nbnz View Post
huh, you're right, I checked earlier when I saw the Daring Fireball post, and it was there, now it's changed.
Wow, that promotion went fast.

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Dec 11, 2006, 07:11 PM
 
I don't understand why there's a question mark in the title of this thread.
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Dec 11, 2006, 07:14 PM
 
Originally Posted by Chuckit View Post
I don't understand why there's a question mark in the title of this thread.
Maybe it wasn't a ripoff, maybe M$ licensed the use from Apple...

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Dec 11, 2006, 07:21 PM
 
Originally Posted by what_the_heck View Post
Maybe it wasn't a ripoff, maybe M$ licensed the use from Apple...

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Dec 11, 2006, 07:21 PM
 
I get this...



Not this.



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Dec 11, 2006, 07:22 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dark Helmet View Post
Seriously though...








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Dec 11, 2006, 07:25 PM
 
Microsoft would never copy something that Apple created...
     
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Dec 11, 2006, 07:50 PM
 
Originally Posted by Atomic Rooster View Post
I get this...


Those look a little like old the iMacs.
     
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Dec 11, 2006, 09:19 PM
 
Why say "rips off"?

Maybe they're just realizing that Apple establishes the standard for icon
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Dec 11, 2006, 10:03 PM
 
Insert comment about Microsoft always ripping off stuff.
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Dec 11, 2006, 10:33 PM
 
wow.... now that's journalism.
     
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Dec 12, 2006, 03:45 PM
 
and that's news?
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Dec 12, 2006, 04:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by Love Calm Quiet View Post
Why say "rips off"?

Maybe they're just realizing that Apple establishes the standard for icon
I like my licensing theory better

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