Linked by David Adams on Fri 2nd Mar 2012 15:55 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Windows By all early reports, Windows 8 is going to be a good operating system. Microsoft's hegemony may be crumbling in a mobile computing onslaught, but its core empire remains undimmed. However, whereas Windows 7 had three versions, Windows 8 will apparently be ballooning to 9 versions.
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RE: Comment by ilovebeer
by Alfman on Sat 3rd Mar 2012 21:46 UTC in reply to "Comment by ilovebeer"
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"Alfman, it's a bit foolish to cherry pick only the bits of the picture that suit your opinion. When you don't consider the full scope, you are not considering reality."

Marginal costs aren't really an opinion so much as an economic principal. You should agree that after a certain point, software development costs stop growing in proportion to market size, right? If so, then you actually agree with the point being made. I hadn't denied that sales/marketing/other costs will continue to go up - they probably overtake development costs by a wide margin even.

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