Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Oct 2011 23:00 UTC
Windows Ten years ago today, Microsoft launched what would become the world's most popular desktop operating system - for better or worse. Its interface colours were... Interesting (trying hard to avoid bias here, folks, bear with me now). Its early performance was... Not always entirely up to par. Its security track record was... Well, it sucked hard in that department (I tried). We're ten years down the line, and thanks to Vista, way too many people are still using this relic.
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RE[14]: A great OS
by BeamishBoy on Thu 27th Oct 2011 02:59 UTC in reply to "RE[13]: A great OS"
BeamishBoy
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2010-10-27

Speaking from personal experience, if a piece of digital electronics passess acceptance test with a certain performance, and it still passes all functional tests years later (i.e. the hardware components are not faulty), then it will also still pass all performance tests. Digital electronics either work, or fail. On or off. Go or No go. There is no "maybe".

This implies transmissions over a cable. Analogue.


Deary me. In spite of the criticism you've received in this thread, I was willing to assume in good faith that you knew at least a little bit about how computer hardware actually works. It turn out, however, that you clearly don't have the faintest fucking idea what you're talking about.

What's even more depressing is that you appear to have spent 6158 posts on OSNews to get to this stage...

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