[lazarus] IBM about to take over Borland ?

Mike Taylor mike at utisolutions.com
Tue Sep 10 12:12:26 EDT 2002

> On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Mike Taylor wrote:
> > IBM is *not* buying Borland, but rather recognizing Borland's lead
> > certain areas and teaming up with them.
> I didn't say that it was taking over Borland. (hence the '?' mark)
> But it could be considered a first step towards this :)

sheesh - I don't know how I didn't see the question mark - sorry.

> One never knows in such corporate matters.
> Just look at Digital, Compaq ... Or Interbase, ashton-tate etc.

True, but I think Borland got burned by it's previous experience and may
not want to repeat that for a while.


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