At any rate, he didn't say it was bad for your eyes.
Also, to follow the argument, CRTs are heavy, become blurry, can be perfect in one spot and then curved or distorted in another no matter how much you adjust it, use more electricity, and take up much more space. I would much rather have a couple dead pixels than adjust another damn CRT ever.
Dan has gone so far as to offer an apology to Michael Koumllling and the BlueJ community. "We can officially say that the patent application was a mistake and one that should not have happened. To fix this, Microsoft will be removing the patent application in question."
Additionally, the Product Unit Manager is investigating how and why the application was made."