> “The fundamental Google model is to try to change all the rules of the
> software world,” says David B. Yoffie, a professor at the Harvard
> Business School. … a lot of the value that Microsoft provides today
> is potentially obsolete.” ny times
…This was obvious to me for a while, and I have been telling people a similar thing: applications are becoming web-based, and traditional-desktop applications will either need to become web-based or perish.