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[3]: Comment by ilovebeer
by Alfman on Sat 3rd Mar 2012 23:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by ilovebeer"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

ilovebeer,

Do you really not understand marginal costs? We specifically said that *development costs* approach $0 per marginal sale because they do. It doesn't matter if it's being developed for 1M or 1B, the dev costs to develop a version is fixed. Even if there are rolling releases this cost would still be the same. Wikipedia has an article on it, if you are interested.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marginal_cost

Other costs may not go towards zero, but I specifically said that too so I don't know what your so upset about.

Edit: Anyway, I'm not interested in pursuing this conversation with you since I couldn't care less about the outcome and you refuse to take it seriously.

Edited 2012-03-03 23:38 UTC

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