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IE won the browser war because Navigator sucks (The Register - 02 - 27 - 2001)
By the District Court's (that's Judge Jackson's) own admission, Netscape distributed 160 million copies of Netscape Navigator in 1998, thereby saturating a marketplace of only 100 million Internet users, Microsoft appeals lawyer Richard Urowsky claimed during arguments before the appellate bench in Washington Monday.
Software sites give sneak peek of IE 6 (C|Net - 01- 29 - 2001)
Microsoft is investigating a leak of its upcoming Internet Explorer 6 browser, which renegade software sites have posted to the Web.
News: Top secret! New MS Whistler (ZDNet - 01- 24 - 2001)
(near bottom) Sources said Microsoft had contemplated not releasing IE 6.0 as a stand-alone product and only making it available as part of Whistler. But now it sounds as if Microsoft has reconsidered that plan and will make IE 6.0 available as both a stand-alone download and part of some, if not all, Whistler versions.
Microsoft debates future of IE6 (ZDNet - 01-11-2001)
"Where do you want to go today?" may be a Microsoft catch phrase--but the company seems unsure about where it wants to go with Internet Explorer.
New test version of Whistler arrives (C|Net News - 01- 08 - 2001)
With all the hoopla over the release of the Linux 2.4.0 kernel last week, Microsoft's delivery of a new test version of its Windows 2000 successor, code-named Whistler, got lost in the shuffle.