Bob Wallace: 1949 - 2002

Software Pioneer Bob Wallace Dies

Bob Wallace was the ninth Microsoft employee. He left the company after 5 years to found Quicksoft. Their flagship product was PC-Write (I have fond memories of writing high-school essays using it). He's credited for the term 'shareware'. He died of pneumonia.

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This article was published on September 26, 2002 9:02 AM.

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