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Friday, February 11, 2000


3 Years Ago: Apple Stock Rated Best Of Worst
Apple, which has been hit with losses and declining market share as it heads for another major restructuring, ranked among the top financial underperformers by institutional investor and shareholder activist California Public Employees' Retirement System.


A Tale Of Three More Text Editors
Perhaps it's a reaction to the near-obscene bloat of some full-featured word processor these days, but there seems to be a renaissance of sorts blossoming in the text editor software category, recalling the clean, nimble simplicity of the original MacWrite that shipped with the first Macs, and the early version numbers of Microsoft Word.


Friday, February 11, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Where did some of the ideas behind Aqua come from? Windows? NeXT? No. Lisa.

"The only truly innovative user interface around is the upcoming Mac OS X's Aqua, and that's arriving far too late for Microsoft to copy in Windows 2000." — Eric Bender, PC World.

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