Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Jun 2006 16:53 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y A lot of people seem to have this idea that Windows Vista looks an awful lot like the MacOS. LifeHacker.com sets some screenshots side-by-side for comparison, and even though they refrain from judgement ("We're just saying"), I do wish to make a few sidenotes about this issue. Read more for a mini-article on the issue.
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It's just excuses...
by sean batten on Fri 16th Jun 2006 08:40 UTC
sean batten
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2005-07-06

It's all to easy for Mac fanboys to knock Microsoft when it comes to copying, but it's a pity they don't take a closer look at Apple. It's no secret tat Steve Jobs got his Mac inspritation from a trip to Xerox PARC many years ago. If you've ever used Nextstep or Objective-C then you're basically using something that heavily derives from the Smalltalk language.

Apple may be the biggest mp3 manufacturer but they were not the first to release one. OSX is a BSD OS, so you could argue there's no innovation here...

Even if MS have copied, it's arguable that they've done a better job. For example, I think Explorer is a far better than Finder.

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