Linked by Smith Johnson on Thu 27th Sep 2007 15:22 UTC
Windows According to at least one blogger, Microsoft should abandon Vista before it's too late. It would appear he's not alone in this opinion, as Microsoft has begun allowing users to downgrade back to XP. Amongst the reasons? Poor sales figures and shoddy Vista "Extras".
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RE: A sidenote...
by TBPrince on Thu 27th Sep 2007 17:40 UTC in reply to "A sidenote..."
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I never understood why Microsoft didn't choose to follow the same route of Apple with MacOS X, that is, taking an open Unix-like kernel, implementing a sensible user interface on it, and obtaining in output the best of both worlds,
Because Windows system design is ages better than any Unix, except for Solaris, maybe. That would then be a downgrade.

Apple was able to use Unix kernel because that was an evolution to its old system. Understand that Unix design was a 70s concept and didn't evolve much since then. Windows NT design was a mid-80s design, when role of computers was almost very clear.

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