guy wrote:I recall OS/2 being expensive in the early days. It was pushed as a better Windows than Windows itself .. Towards the end, the price did drop in a desperate attempt to build some kind of viable user base.
guy wrote:I can't recall if OS/2 actually contained MS code - it may well have done - but it certainly incorporated Microsoft IP at a very deep level.
guy wrote:IBM were incompetent in some areas too, but it was the MS action that struck the lethal blow: after that, it was only a matter of time.
Alex01UK wrote:OS2/WARP was free! You used to get it on magazine coverdisks,
Alex01UK wrote:guy wrote:I recall OS/2 being expensive in the early days
Nah, OS2/WARP was free! You used to get it on magazine coverdisks, and then do a full install every month until Windows 95 came out....
Nuke wrote:Alex01UK wrote:OS2/WARP was free! You used to get it on magazine coverdisks,
Eh? I never heard of that. What magazines?
Nuke wrote:In 1994 I found it awsome to see a Windows desktop [ie Program Manager] running in a window on the OS/2 desktop...
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