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Zip folders: A Microsoft engineer's side hustle (theregister.com)
1 point by Bluestein 7 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment

"Plummer had already contributed one side project, Task Manager, to Windows. His next, a shell extension to browse into and drag and drop to and from ZIP files, he opted to sell himself. A rival, alas, took exception to competition in the shareware space from a Microsoft employee working in the shell team and complained to the higher-ups, we're told."

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