Creston wrote on Jul 15, 2013, 11:22: BackscrabbleSoft
Please stop. It's not even remotely witty and detracts from your otherwise valid argument.
I disagree. The arachnoid/crustacean-like imagery is an effective use of metaphor to describe Microsoft's behavior with this product. They are scuttling back to safety after overplaying their hand and being challenged. It's quite apt.