it’s still there, exactly where it was last week

If your core business is placing ads in front of eyeballs, does it matter if you’re a “media company” or a “product company”? Is Yahoo, in its essence, so different from Google that Marissa Mayer’s presence signifies a major shift? Isn’t this just evolution (as opposed to revolution)?

This correspondent doesn’t know the answer to any of these questions, but is tending towards “no”, “no” and “yes”.