wdonzelli at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 19:06:09 CDT 2009
> The founders of XKL are *the founders* Of 'cisco Systems (as it was originally
> spelt). The original 'cisco business plan was to build a PDP-10 clone,
> codenamed "TOAD" (for "Ten On A Desk"); the router thing was a small sideline
> that provided a positive cash flow. The VC Board of Directors changed the
> company's focus a bit. The founders left.
One might say that was one of the best business moves ever in the
history of computing.
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