From: Patrick T. Rourke (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 06:42:43 EDT

> >> I wrote to Oxford today to complain that there should be a
> >> Macintosh version. Please do likewise, if you're a Mac user
> >> and think that we deserve better!
> >
>Already did so, in fact, just hours after I posted, I got a response (via
>snail mail) telling me they had no intention of doing so, as Mac users are
>"niche market." (Of course, the "niche" happens to be a much bigger subset
>of their core market than of e.g. the business market, but what can we

Ok, looks like the phrase was "have only a minority share," a little less
inflammatory than "niche market," but the "only" was suggestive. Apologies
for misleading anyone with the quotes; I must have conflated it with
something else.

Patrick Rourke

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