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Keeping IBM out of the OEMs

Category:OEM Date: January 1991



From: stevewe Tue Jan 8 09:26:18 1991 To: richardf Cc: stevek Subject: joint ibm/ms/oem meeting Date: Tue Jan 08 09:25:28 1991


The bottom line is that IBM is driving towards independence from us and I think they will try to deliver their own retail OS/2 with OEM H/W support in the 2.0 timeframe (10/91). In the meantime, I'm trying to keep keep out of the OEMs by convincing them we are representing them as well and convincing the OEMs that our public statements about IBM owing core development and MS the OAK and OEM distribution channel are true ..

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