Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Mar 2013 19:00 UTC
Microsoft One of the major lacking features in the newest Office: no Metro applications. In fact, the only reason Windows RT has a desktop at all is because the Office team was unable to create Metro applications in time for the release of Windows RT. I often thought this was a classic case of two important divisions within Microsoft not getting along and not being aligned, but now that I have my own Surface RT, I'm starting to realise that there's a far simpler, and thus more likely, explanation: Metro is simply not ready for anything serious - or for anything at all, really.
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dragossh
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2008-12-16

It's a badly drawn parallel. The main reason being you are referring to a situation over a decade ago and most readers will have not used any OS X developer or beta releases. Most Apple users even haven't.

Just because most Apple users haven't used early OS X releases and the situation was a decade ago, that doesn't mean that objectively, early OS X releases didn't suck. It's a parallel to offer some perspective on how jarring these transitions can be and how over time these new environments improve, even though they sucked really hard at the beginning.

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