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madamimadam
Oct 14, 2002, 02:11 AM
I remember reading in a Mac Mag about how Microsoft allegedly stole the duck in Mac OS 9 that could be used as a multi-user icon.

Now that I have XP, I have the proof.

Here is the Mac OS 9 one:

madamimadam
Oct 14, 2002, 02:11 AM
Here is the Windows XP one:

GeeYouEye
Oct 14, 2002, 02:14 AM
And... this comes as a surprise?

madamimadam
Oct 14, 2002, 02:21 AM
To be totally truthful, if you do a horizontal flip on the XP duck it does not look like the 9 duck but I am still very sus
;) :)

MacCoaster
Oct 16, 2002, 04:41 PM
They both come from the same stock art company.

beez7777
Oct 16, 2002, 05:07 PM
the second duck is also a sample picture included with photoshop 7

MrMacMan
Oct 16, 2002, 05:29 PM
Acually buisness copyright thoses pictures and then sell them to other companyies. So *probably* no stealing invoulved.