Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE[16]: Comment by OSbunny
by nonoitall on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 06:50 UTC in reply to "RE[15]: Comment by OSbunny"
nonoitall
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2011-09-22

IOW, you are, apparently, an incurable pedant. That criticism, coming from me, is more scathing than you can possibly imagine.

Oh heavens to Betsy! I don't think I shall ever recover! :-D

"IOW", find someone else to have your little semantics competition with. Your comments just snuck below OSS malware infections on my list of things to pay attention to.

Edited 2011-09-23 06:54 UTC

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