Poll: Is the retirement of Bill Gates a good thing or a bad thing for Microsoft?

Some pundits think that the retirement of Bill Gates will allow Microsoft to make the transition to an Internet company. Others think Microsoft needs the leadership of Gates in order to make such a radical shift. What do you think? Take our poll.

Some pundits and tech industry observers think that the retirement of Bill Gates will allow Microsoft to make the transition from a PC-centered company to an Internet company. Others think Microsoft needs the leadership of Gates in order to make such a radical shift. What do you think?