Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 17th Mar 2003 22:49 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces So many operating systems and so many graphical desktop environments... This article is a comparison of the UI and usability of several Desktop Environments (DEs), that have been widely used, admired and reviled: Windows XP Luna, BeOS 6 (Dano/Zeta), Mac OS X Aqua and Unix's KDE and Gnome. Read on which one got our best score on our long term test and usage.
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RE: Janne
by Glenn Sweeney on Tue 18th Mar 2003 09:38 UTC

Not quite. Windows CE (or Pocket PC or whatever) really has nothing to do with XP, apart from having word "Windows" in their name.

CE is diff from windows but the APIS are very similar. Terminal server and XP home share a very very very simlar codebase. Perhaps u dont program?? so u dont realise this?

Linux has OpenGL. Direct3D has only recently started to approach OpenGL in features and functionality..

U proved my point that u dont understand DX. A even John Mcormak likes DX better than open GL now. The rest of DX is unique to windows .. the bits for controllers, client server network code, audio with real time automatable FX etc etc
Linux has ALSA, OSS, OpenML, SDK...
None of these are as good as DirectMusic and DirectSound.. also its AWEFUL having 4 standards .. lack of audio standards on linux is a big minus, the apis are ok but nowhere near DirectMusic and DirectSound.

X has had that for years! I'm glad to see XP finally reached the level of functionality X has had for as long as anyone can remember..
Yup it has its also slow thats why ppl want to change X to be like windows without the bad network implementation.

Linux has no Windows-apps made by MS, yet many MS-programs work on Linux if you want them ..
Yup thats good .. bear in mind i was refereing to OSX .. which sells OSX on the fact it comes with Apache ..


Heh, MS only recently got features that has been standard in Linux for years.
Such as?

Linux is still chasing the performance enhancements windows has.