March 22, 2006
Gates On Browser Wars: Netscape Knocked Itself Out
zanek writes "The nineties in a nutshell: First, Mosaic begat Mozilla which begat Netscape. Next, Mosaic begat Internet Explorer. The resulting donneybrook looked to the outside world like a championship battle royale. But Microsoft chief pugilist Bill Gates saw it as a knockout. And Netscape did it to itself. As Internet Explorer 7 nears completion, a veteran Microsoftie is asking if history's about to repeat itself, this time with Microsoft facedown on the mat."