Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Jun 2011 23:39 UTC
Humor The German city of Hamburg will soon be getting one of the biggest Apple Stores in the world. Construction isn't complete yet, and a group of people calling themselves the '.WAV Collective' decided it was time for a practical joke. Posing as construction workers, they planted an interesting logo on the store's facade. In broad daylight. And they videotaped it.
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RE[3]: The evil empire
by james_parker on Tue 7th Jun 2011 18:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The evil empire"
james_parker
Member since:
2005-06-29


Microsoft has maintained backward compatibility on their operating systems better than anyone in the closed-source world.


I suggest that IBM has done the best job, not Microsoft; given that IBM still provides backward compatibility for IBM 360 applications (circa 1964) on their current hardware.

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RE[4]: The evil empire
by PrimalDK on Tue 7th Jun 2011 20:03 in reply to "RE[3]: The evil empire"
PrimalDK Member since:
2005-07-12

Geez...I stand corrected. :-)

Wasn't thinking of corporate backroom mainframes but desktop systems, since the topic was Apple, which recently has downsized their OS portfolio to provide end-user solutions only.

You're right, of course. Does not counter the fact that Microsoft has a better compatibility track record than Apple.

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