Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 1st Sep 2012 21:15 UTC
Windows The Verge published a video demonstrating how desktop mode and Office 2013 - a desktop application - work on Windows RT, the ARM version of Windows 8. The video showed a desktop mode that clearly didn't work well for touch, and even Office 2013, which has a rudimentary touch mode built-in, didn't work properly either. It looked and felt clunky, often didn't respond properly, and even showed touch lag.
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RE[4]: Window opportuniry
by tuma324 on Sun 2nd Sep 2012 06:07 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Window opportuniry"
tuma324
Member since:
2010-04-09

Are you claiming that BSDs have the advantage that the kernel and user-space are made by the same people?

What about Linux and things like Wayland and systemd? Those are Linux-only and were designed for Linux in mind.

Anyway, I can see the advantage of having an unified system but I don't think the NIH Syndrome is an advantage, but to each his own I guess.

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RE[5]: Window opportuniry
by Soulbender on Sun 2nd Sep 2012 07:10 in reply to "RE[4]: Window opportuniry"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Anyway, I can see the advantage of having an unified system but I don't think the NIH Syndrome is an advantage


Because there's no NIH syndrome in the linux camp. Right.
Case in point: upstart vs systemd vs runit/daemontools. Why the need for systemd when we already had upstart? Why the need for upstart when runit/daemontools have been around for a very long time.

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