EU beats MS with jewel-encrusted PDA
LettersGod alone knows what people used to talk about before Microsoft locked horns with the EU. Well actually, it was the weather, but these days you rarely see farmers leaning over five-bar gates discussing the possibility of rain with their neighbour. The conversation is more likely to begin: "So, Wurzel, do you think it's right that the EC should demand the unbundling of products from Windows Vista?" - to which the correct reply is: "Dunno mate, although I thought Foot and Mouth was about the worst thing that could happen until the missus told me about the possible consequences of built-in web browsers. She's on tablets from the doctor because of it..."