Linked by David Adams on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 16:36 UTC, submitted by Amy Bennett
Windows As of today, Microsoft won't allow manufacturers to install XP on new netbooks," says blogger Kevin Fogarty. "That doesn't mean corporate customers who special-order hardware with XP won't be able to get it, or even that its market share ( 60 percent!) will drop any time soon.... It just means XP has taken the first babystep toward obsolescence and the long (really long, considering its market share) slide down toward the pit of minor operating systems like the MacOS X (4.39 percent) , Java ME (.95 percent) and "Other" (which I think is an alternative spelling for "Linux" (.85 percent).
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RE[2]: Maybe an overdue step
by Nth_Man on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 11:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Maybe an overdue step"
Nth_Man
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2010-05-16

Sure, 'cause they're gonna be replacing it with Windows 3.1, a system that actually Linux might have a chance to beat.

You obviously have no idea of what you are talking about. :-(

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RE[3]: Maybe an overdue step
by jbauer on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 14:06 in reply to "RE[2]: Maybe an overdue step"
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2005-07-06

"Sure, 'cause they're gonna be replacing it with Windows 3.1, a system that actually Linux might have a chance to beat.

You obviously have no idea of what you are talking about. :-(
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Obviously. Everyone who has a clue in IT is cheering for Linux all the way. The rest, poor souls, ignorant morons, all of us.

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