Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Oct 2009 12:52 UTC
Windows It's October 22 today. A completely random date in the grand scheme of things (we Dutch lost a big naval battle to the Ming dynasty on October 22 1633), but it also happens to be the release date of the newest version of Windows - Windows 7. Since Windows is still the most popular desktop operating system out there, this is pretty big news.
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RE: Don't believe the hype
by pjafrombbay on Sat 24th Oct 2009 06:03 UTC in reply to "Don't believe the hype"
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While being a very polished version of Vista Windows 7 has its shortcomings. The default install is insecure, malware and virii authors rejoice. And it is not as fast as XP...


"...the fact that Linux continues to be largely irrelevant in comparison with its proprietary rival. In fact, according to statistics provided by Net Applications, Windows 7 had surpassed Linux in terms of usage share even before it was available to the general public. Such a rate of success certainly deserves a thumbs-up, perhaps even from Microsoft rivals."

From http://news.softpedia.com/news/Windows-7-Gets-Thumbs-Up-from-Linux-...

Regards,
Peter

Edited 2009-10-24 06:04 UTC

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