CNET News: Perspective: Ushering in a New Era of Angst at Microsoft

“Few would disagree that Microsoft dominates the markets for
desktop operating systems and office suites. But it wasn’t always
this way.

“Until the late 1980s, OS/2 was judged technically superior to
Windows, the Mac featured a better user interface, and applications
like WordPerfect and Lotus 1-2-3 offered more features than
comparable Microsoft offerings…”

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