Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 15th Apr 2011 10:24 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Ever since iPhoneOS (now iOS) has been released, there's an old fight going on about how multitasking should work on personal computers, and more specially what should happen to applications which are put in the background. Some advocate that they should be dipped in virtual liquid nitrogen and stop doing anything, like on iOS, which others advocate that they should continue to run in the background, like on desktop OSs. What about putting a little more flexibility in there?
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Comment by OSbunny
by OSbunny on Fri 15th Apr 2011 11:47 UTC
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"old fight going on about how multitasking should work on personal computers"

People are calling tablets and smart phones PCs now?

Frozen tasks are not multitasking. Multitasking is multiple running programs. If they are not getting CPU time its not multitasking.

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