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Monday, July 26, 2004

Bloatware - take a look at VisiCalc 

I came across this site which has the original VisiCalc .exe available to download. Why is this interesting and what is VisiCalc? In answer to the first part, the Excel 8.0 .exe is over 200 times the size of that for VisiCalc but with no real added functionality that actually gets used by the majority of users.
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