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I'm sure there was management issues in the 90's. But I'm of the opinion Borland's fate had a lot to do with Microsoft's embrace, extend, and extinguish strategies of the era.





If you ever listed or read Anders interviews, those management issues are also one of the reasons he ended up leaving Borland.

Most university students in Portugal during the 90's would also gladly accept Microsoft job offers.

I always find ironic that the companies that sold out to Microsoft are always the victims, the poor souls never did anything wrong.


I think there was a news/gossip item back in the day that MS offered him 1M/year and Borland/Inprise refused to even come close to matching that. Their loss.



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