Reply to post: Re: Too expensive? Yeah, sure!

Steve Jobs, MS Office, Israel, and a basic feature Microsoft took 13 years to install

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Re: Too expensive? Yeah, sure!

> Microsoft refused to localize Windows for my country saying that it would take them > $1million. And a local dude did it for free by replacing the strings in the binaries

Yup, so was the case in many "small markets" across the world. But those two statements are not mutually exclusive. What takes a local dude a few days of his spare time to do is almost guaranteed to take MS over a million USD (and a few years). Welcome to the corporate world and its overheads.

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