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Subject: Re: Introducing "No-Moore's Law"

Author: Jeremiah Penery

Date: 23:02:39 03/01/03

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On March 01, 2003 at 20:23:24, Robert Hyatt wrote:

>I consider Intel a "name brand".  I consider AMD a "copier".  Nothing wrong with
>being a "copier" but it also means you are a "follower".  And 2nd place is all
>that a follower can _ever_ reach...

Matt already said most of what I wanted to say, so I will just give some
examples of 'follower' companies that eclipsed (or at least achieved parity)
with their 'leaders':

AOL, Dell, Boeing, International Paper, Exxon-Mobil, Wal-Mart, Visa, Federal
Express, FOX (television network)...  The list can go on.

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