“Even today, you can still get to a C: prompt under Windows XP, which means a disk operating system is hiding there no matter what Microsoft wants us to believe [Editor’s note: Cringely does not seem to know that DOS is emulated under XP; he thinks that XP is like Win9x which sits on atop of DOS]. Windows XP is not an operating system. It is a windowing system that sits atop an operating system much as KDE or Gnome sit atop Linux. [Editor’s Note: Yeah, right… The guy is confusing the Win9x core with the NT one]. “ Read the (funny?) editorial at I, Cringely.