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Tom's Hardware Guide: Mozilla Chairman Mitch Kapor Speaks Out

Feb 24, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I had a chance to catch up with Mitch Kapor last week. Kapor is one of the founding lights of the modern PC software industry. He was at the helm at the beginning of the Lotus Development Corp. in the early 1980s and saw his applications run on the earliest business PCs. He was responsible for many seminal software projects, including 1-2-3, Agenda and Notes. I can remember using the first version of 1-2-3 to build various mathematical models for the companies that I worked for back then, and still have my slipcase of the software and original 5.25 inch floppies (not that I have a PC that has any floppy drives on it anymore, but it is nice to have these early touchstones of technology).

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