“C:\ONGRTLNS.W95” –Someone at Apple trying to be clever
“Is that an OPP-stopper?” –HeikkiK, Office PM lead
“What could be more magical than, all of a sudden, my email didn’t have typos and it was easy to add bullets?” –EdF, Word Development Manager
The idle loop is a devil’s playground. –Developers on the Word team
Overall performance is sluggish, tasks throughout suite applications are more complex to perform that in previous versions. --PC Week, Aug 21, 1995
15 percent of the resources dedicated to Chicago or 85 percent of the resources on Office96. See what we did there.—Resource allocation for the paralle…
“The best feature we have for competing with WordPerfect is Excel.” –PPathe (GM of Word)
It’s better to avoid the dogs than select the stars. –Jim Lauderback on Suites of productivity apps (PC Week, 1993)
"Not later than four months after entry of this Final Judgment, Microsoft shall submit to the Court and the Plaintiffs a proposed plan of divestiture."…
Run towards the fire and make sure the team is making the same level of bet on you that you are capable of making on them. —My lessons in searching for…
“I do not think I have met my expectations for this assignment, but based on the past six months it is clear my expectations for making you more effect…
"Until six months ago Gates & Co. appeared lost in cyberspace" —BusinessWeek Magazine, July 15, 1996