Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st May 2012 11:11 UTC
Fedora Core "Fedora 18 will be released at around the same time as Windows 8, and as previously discussed all Windows 8 hardware will be shipping with secure boot enabled by default. [...] We've been working on a plan for dealing with this. It's not ideal, but of all the approaches we've examined we feel that this one offers the best balance between letting users install Fedora while still permitting user freedom." Wait for it... "Our first stage bootloader will be signed with a Microsoft key."
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RE[7]: Wonderful...
by moondevil on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 19:19 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Wonderful..."
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If a systems programming language is not used as such by a big OS vendor, then it becomes another application language.

If a new OS architecture is not picked up by a big OS vendor, then it is viewed as academic research or niche market, both cases won't help it get accepted on the mainstream.

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