Posted Dec 5, 2003 1:57 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata
In reply to: Wind River's change of heart
Parent article: Wind River's change of heart
Maybe not everyone understood the metaphor.
In the home video recorder world, Betamax was first; for a while Betamax was synonymous with "home video recorder." Most people agree it is technically superior to VHS. VHS had the better business plan behind it and became more popular. Popular beats technically good every time. Within a few years, Betamax vanished.
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