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Microsoft Says Word Ban Threatens Industry

Aug 20, 2009, 13:34 (21 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's attorneys also claimed that the situation would be a "major public disruption," and would "have an effect on the public due to the public's undisputed and enormous reliance on those products."

"During the trial, Microsoft said it would take five months for it to craft new versions of Word that omitted the offending feature. i4i countered, saying that it could be done much faster than that with a software patch."

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