Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Nov 2009 16:13 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference is currently under way, and as usual, the technical fellows at Microsoft gave speeches about the deep architecture of Windows - in this case, Windows 7 of course. As it turns out, quite some seriously impressive changes have been made to the very core of Windows - all without breaking a single application. Thanks to BetaNews for summarising this technical talk so well.
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RE: Comment by bnolsen
by talaf on Wed 18th Nov 2009 13:37 UTC in reply to "Comment by bnolsen"
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I'm going to get downvoted for this (it is off topic) but...

on osnews generally only very very few posts get downvoted so they're not readable. This thread all of a sudden has tons, and a lot of the posts "killed" bring up points that have valid discussions that are now partly ruined because the original post isn't visible for context of discussion (many are not in bad taste trolls).

Whats going on here?

What comment are you refering to? All the downvoted comments are made by morons and trolls on the first page at least.

There's the one thinking "giant locks" have been removed DECADES AGO (lol) in Unices anymore (they're still there bro, they're being gradually removed afaik, just like MS is doing).

There's the one claiming MS has got an inferior kernel, though he wouldn't be able to tell why or even define what a kernel is for the life of him if asked.

Some random linux troll.

And the other one comparing vista boot time to AROS.

Hardly anything useful there.

Edited 2009-11-18 13:38 UTC

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RE[2]: Comment by bnolsen
by moondevil on Wed 18th Nov 2009 16:11 in reply to "RE: Comment by bnolsen"
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Couldn't agree more. Sometimes I do miss the early OSNews days without Slashdot like trolling.

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RE[3]: Comment by bnolsen
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 18th Nov 2009 16:23 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by bnolsen"
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Couldn't agree more. Sometimes I do miss the early OSNews days without Slashdot like trolling.

I don't see the problem. The comments are properly modded down, and no longer in sight. Yet - you still complain about them. Isn't the fact that they're no longer visible kind of an indication in and of itself?

Why look them up specifically? I just don't get it.

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