Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Mar 2012 22:21 UTC
Windows And thus, Microsoft bites itself in its behind with Metro. As you all surely know by now, the Metro environment in Windows 8, and its accompanying applications, need to follow a relatively strict set of rules and regulations, much like, say, applications on iOS. For one type of application, Metro has already proven to be too restrictive and limited: web browsers. Microsoft has had to define a separate application class [.docx] - aside from Metro and desktop applications - just to make third party web browsers possible for Windows 8.
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Comment by andih
by andih on Mon 12th Mar 2012 17:11 UTC
andih
Member since:
2010-03-27

Slavery..

All standards, defacto or not, should be open source! That would improve being humana lot ;)

Strange that so few people realize that this madness and slavery.

I hope MS's actions make people flee to open source solutions. Sadly, MS know the limits of how much they can abuse before people start going elsewhere.

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RE: Comment by andih
by lucas_maximus on Mon 12th Mar 2012 19:38 in reply to "Comment by andih"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Yes because "owning" a person is totally the same as providing a specification.

Also saying a "specification" should be open source is totally stupid. A specification just documents how something works or how it should work ... nothing else.

There are no words to put into words how retarded you sound.

Edited 2012-03-12 19:44 UTC

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