MS didn't get GUI from Apple, or steal it, Zerox GAVE it to Bill.

From Alan Kay:

Alan is quite a man, please read his wiki in that link.

Gates didn't visit Zerox like Steve did, but had an in person professional relationship with Alan:

Alan kay on the subject

I once said to Bill “Bill, we want you take the ideas, but please take the whole idea, don’t make a grotesque caricature of a misunderstood subset”.
Speaking to the interview where gates told Steve something like "it's more like we both broke in..."

Neither broke in, and Bill was given direct permission from Alan Kay, I'll find out from Alan and add in comments and edit to the main body if Alan has a similar anecdote with Steve.
 

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Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
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Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
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