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When I saw Pirates of Silicon valley, when Bill Gates bought DOS for 50,000 dollars. I was looking at that guy who sold it to him and thinking....

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post #12 of 19
When Bill Gates bought DOS, computers were more of a novelty than necessity for the general public.
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post #14 of 19
Patterson probably wouldn't of being able to develop it in to half of Bill Gates has.

He sold it fair and square. You can't come up with something, sell it, then when it gets big ask for more money.
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post #15 of 19
Hindsight is always 20-20...
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Quote:
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Hindsight is always 20-20...
looking back its still a bit fuzzy... (Megadeth moment for me...)

But still, who cares if Gates bought the DOS from some dude, thing is, Gates (And thus Microsoft) Pushed it into the industry standard (Don't care what you Linux/OSX fans say)
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post #17 of 19
I woulda been all: give me 15% of profits yearly, and you can have it.
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Err.... lawsuit was filed in 1995... it's now 2007. How is that 27 years?

And this is a case of Peterson v. Evans... MS has nothing to do with this one.
    
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Quote:
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Err.... lawsuit was filed in 1995... it's now 2007. How is that 27 years?

And this is a case of Peterson v. Evans... MS has nothing to do with this one.
HaHa, i thought i was the only one who caught that.
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