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22 Apr 2011   #1
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Windows and Apple

I know that windows is not allowed to bundle an email client and stuff from the Live Esstintal range because they are forced to let users choose what they want to use. I was just wondering why doesnt Apple get effected by this? Why is Apple still allow to bundle W
Apple Mail with there OS


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22 Apr 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

The main reason Windows has problems like this is because people don't like to see them having a practical monopoly on various things. The courts make decisions on this, and you end up with an operating system being partially disabled, or a piece of software disallowed in a "bundle". It's just another example of many basically nonsensical things that happen nowadays.

Why it doesn't happen to Apple? Apple is not Microsoft!

Regards....Mike Connor
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22 Apr 2011   #3
Kari

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mitch656 View Post
Why is Apple still allow to bundle Windows Mail with there OS
I think Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail do not work in Mac... Are you sure Apple bundles it?
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22 Apr 2011   #4
Mike Connor

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mitch656 View Post
Why is Apple still allow to bundle Windows Mail with there OS
I think Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail do not work in Mac... Are you sure Apple bundles it?
I think he is referring to "MAIL" which is part of the MAC OS;

Apple - Mac OS X - What is Mac OS X - Mail, iCal, Address Book

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22 Apr 2011   #5
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's because Apple has a tiny market share.
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22 Apr 2011   #6
Mitch656

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Yep I was referring to Apple Mail and have now fixed it shoved
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