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Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 13:39:30 -0500
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Ye, it says
"coupled with new emulation software from Microsoft (MSFT ) will let  
corporations run Windows applications on their Macs more smoothly"
so it seems to me they are just referring to MS buying Virtual PC.

On Tuesday, Aug 5, 2003, at 09:57 US/Central, Todd Walker wrote:

> I've seen no other mention of this.  Keep in mind however that
> the next version of MS's Office for Mac is supposed to incorporate
> Virtual PC, in other words it will just be a Windows app running
> under emulation (which is a shame because currently many PC
> reviewers says Office X is better than Office XP).  Going to have
> to do some reading, though...
> On Tuesday, August 5, 2003, at 09:39 AM, Jon Hamm wrote:
>> tc2003085_7828_tc112.htm
>> "Next, Apple's newest version of OS X, called Panther -- which is  
>> scheduled to debut later this year -- will let corporations run  
>> Windows applications on their Macs. That's a major plus, considering  
>> that nearly all companies use Windows."
>> My first impression is to write that statement off as a mistake. Yet  
>> on Page 2 a guy talks of how this compatibility is a "major selling  
>> point" and he's going to replace all of the Windows boxes in his  
>> office with G5's.