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Standards can only be dethroned from below by cheap disruptive innovation.

IBM tried and failed *twice* to do this, once with Microchannel Architecture vs ISA, and once with OS/2 vs Windows.

I can highly recommend Robert X. Cringely's Accidental Empires, which goes into how IBM blew it in glorious detail.

Cheers,
Phil Monk
Adelaide - Australia
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