Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 29th Nov 2005 08:43 UTC, submitted by Aparan
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y The second part of the comparison of Windows Vista beta and Mac OS X "Tiger" continues with an examination of the security, networking, and power management features in each system.
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RE[2]: Wow
by thavith_osn on Tue 29th Nov 2005 11:40 UTC in reply to "RE: Wow"
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Yes and no,

Vista is the next version of Windows, XP being the last. It's not a new OS and Mac is the "4th iteration", Vista is also a "nth iteration", in fact, much older than OS X in that reguard (unless you take into account NeXT).

The article is comparing Vista (-1 years old) with 10.4 (+0.5 years old), so there is a 1.5 year gap here (minus the latest patches to 10.4. They should really be comparing it with 10.5 (which of course they can't right now), so the point that they shouldn't compare them is very true, but your reasoning is a little off imho...

Also, the BeOS dude will say it had those features in 1996, followed by some Mac guying saying Apple was going to do that in 84 or NeXT had it in 89 :-) Then someone else will say that Xerox had it first anyway...

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