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J. Michael to Bill Gates: port Windows app to OS/2

Date: April 1989



Ralston Purina Company

William H. Gates April 27, 1989


Dear Mr. Gates:


We use Windows extensivly, but we believe that the DOS environment with or without Windows, is too fragile to support graphical workstations with the multiple simultanous communications sessions which are coming the norm.


We urge the Microsoft port Windows applications to OS/2 in the most direct and expeditous manner possible and enhance them to exercise all of OS/2s capabilities as quickly as you are then able.


J. Michael Palmer Manager, Technology Research Corporate Information Systems

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