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More software rivalry Easter Eggs revealed

Borland Quattro Pro vs Microsoft Excel and Lotus 1-2-3

As soon as you let up the [Shift] key, a menu from the Cafe Borland appears on the screen. As you can see, it lists the lunchtime special as Philippe's favorite and it is described as Microsoft Liver Pate with Fava Beans on a bed of shredded Lotus flowers.

Evidently, Borland thought Quattro Pro for Windows was going to eat Microsoft Excel and Lotus 1-2-3 for lunch.

About Greg Shultz

Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

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