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Largely unchastened Gates resumes world domination plans

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Bill Jekyll has been giving halting, forgetful and obfuscating testimony on video, but it seems Bill Hyde is still available for funerals, weddings and bar mitzvahs, if reports of a lunchtime gig yesterday are to be believed. Speaking at a lunch organised by the Manhattan Institute, which we understand is a libertarian organisation named after the eponymous Project, Gates was on the attack, predicting that the PC will inevitably take over the world. Sun's strategy, which Bill Jekyll had been having trouble wrapping his head around (Transcript), was just a sales slogan, while "the PC model has defeated every other model." And there's more. The next battleground, said Bill Hyde, was on Sun's home turf. NT-based PCs would be taking on powerful Unix servers, and would prove that the PC could beat them. Gates modestly accepted that Microsoft hadn't yet proved that PCs could do this, "but we will. The PC model will take over the rest of the industry." ®

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