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Windows "The 16-bit Windows kernel was actually three kernels. One if you were using an 8086 processor, another if you were using an 80286 processor, and a third if you were using an 80386 processor. The 8086 kernel was a completely separate beast, but the 80286 and 80386 kernels shared a lot of code in common." As always, Raymond Chen delivers. If you don't yet follow his blog, you should. Right now. Click that bookmark or RSS button.
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RE[3]: On a side note
by Wafflez on Sun 10th Feb 2013 00:04 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: On a side note"
Wafflez
Member since:
2011-06-26

Because money is evil and by donating tons of money (Gates foundation, setting up ads in codeplex.com to give revenue to charity, etc) to humanity, Microsoft is spreading evil.

Edited 2013-02-10 00:04 UTC

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RE[4]: On a side note
by evert on Sun 10th Feb 2013 08:09 in reply to "RE[3]: On a side note"
evert Member since:
2005-07-06

Microsoft was convicted in the courtroom (multiple times).

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RE[5]: On a side note
by Soulbender on Sun 10th Feb 2013 08:56 in reply to "RE[4]: On a side note"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

I wasn't aware that being convicted automagically made you evil.

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RE[5]: On a side note
by BluenoseJake on Sun 10th Feb 2013 11:12 in reply to "RE[4]: On a side note"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

So? Breaking the law does not make one evil, Sometime the law itself may be evil. I think Apple, Facebook and Google have proven that any company will act evil, given the chance.

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RE[5]: On a side note
by lucas_maximus on Sun 10th Feb 2013 20:29 in reply to "RE[4]: On a side note"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

The terrible crimes (compared to murder, rape, genocide etc) of demanding manufacturers include their OS and only that.

Really ... there is a big fucking difference between being genuinely evil and a bit of a bastard. I wish nerds would actually get this.

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RE[4]: On a side note
by allanregistos on Tue 12th Feb 2013 04:50 in reply to "RE[3]: On a side note"
allanregistos Member since:
2011-02-10

Because money is evil and by donating tons of money (Gates foundation, setting up ads in codeplex.com to give revenue to charity, etc) to humanity, Microsoft is spreading evil.


Wrong. The "love of money" is what makes man do evil things. Please clarify that.

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