I thought that this was a pretty cut and dried case; i4i created a plugin for Microsoft Word, attempted to sell it to MS, and MS took the code anyway and incorporated it into the Word application.
Is there more to this that I am not seeing?
Until the day I dont see the windows logo every time I boot my PC, then I will consider Microsoft dead I dont see that happening in many years
Switch to Linux.
The fraction is quite large unfortunately. Lots of companies still enforce the use of IE6! All because they heavily rely on 3rd party software (like SAP), which will not be updated.
I am not sure what version of SAP you are running. We run IE 6 and 8 on systems that use SAP, without issue.
You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish. You can tune a filesystem, but you can't tuna fish. -- from the tunefs(8) man page