Windows Development Chief: ‘I Would Buy a Mac if I Didn’t Work for Microsoft’

So wrote Jim Allchin in a 2004 email message introduced as evidence in an antitrust case in Iowa. Somehow I really doubt that Bertrand Serlet has written any email messages saying he’d buy a Windows box if he didn’t work for Apple.

There’s also an interesting tidbit at the end of the story claiming that Bill Gates has a technical assistant “whose primary duty was to make sure no permanent record of Gates’s email existed”.

(Thanks to David Mitchell.)

Tuesday, 12 December 2006