Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Feb 2013 18:54 UTC
Windows "The 16-bit Windows kernel was actually three kernels. One if you were using an 8086 processor, another if you were using an 80286 processor, and a third if you were using an 80386 processor. The 8086 kernel was a completely separate beast, but the 80286 and 80386 kernels shared a lot of code in common." As always, Raymond Chen delivers. If you don't yet follow his blog, you should. Right now. Click that bookmark or RSS button.
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RE: On a side note
by moondevil on Sat 9th Feb 2013 21:34 UTC in reply to "On a side note"
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The technical side is pretty good.

I used to have my share of issues about Microsoft until I worked in a few Fortune 500 companies.

Then I realized how they are seen from the outside and the differences between engineering, marketing and business.

Eventually I came to understand why Microsoft does certain things.

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