Microsoft blinks

DaveNet : Microsoft blinks in antitrust case

"...with a little more effort [Microsoft] could have made it so that the HTML renderer was integrated through a programming interface, allowing the OEM or user to specify Netscape or some other browser as the system-level renderer.

It would have been the natural thing to do. Creating those kinds of interfaces is exactly what an operating system vendor does, that's what an operating system is, a collection of such interfaces."

Written on July 19, 2001