Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Feb 2013 18:54 UTC
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[7]: On a side note
by WereCatf on Sun 10th Feb 2013 16:51 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: On a side note"
WereCatf
Member since:
2006-02-15

Microsoft is not particularly special. In fact, in the grand scheme of things, they're probably pretty tame compared to some old big corps from back in the day.


Rupert Murdoch ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupert_Murdoch ) and his companies are good examples of this. Microsoft doesn't even touch the shit these guys pull off.

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RE[8]: On a side note
by lucas_maximus on Sun 10th Feb 2013 20:26 in reply to "RE[7]: On a side note"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

I think when they hacked some dead teenager's mobile phone it definitely went into totally f--king evil.

I am glad "News of the World" is dead.

Edited 2013-02-10 20:27 UTC

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