The Case Of The Stolen Duck

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by madamimadam, Oct 14, 2002.

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    madamimadam

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    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:
     
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    madamimadam

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    Here is the Windows XP one:
     
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    GeeYouEye

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    And... this comes as a surprise?
     
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    madamimadam

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    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
    ;) :)
     
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    MacCoaster

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    They both come from the same stock art company.
     
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    beez7777

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    the second duck is also a sample picture included with photoshop 7
     
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    MrMacMan

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    Acually buisness copyright thoses pictures and then sell them to other companyies. So *probably* no stealing invoulved.
     

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