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Opinion: Open Source vs. Windows


An interesting perspective on Windows and it's implications for people's attitudes...
How uniquely distinct this is from the UNIX realm where the operating system's very roots come from a component based structure (each component must do it's core task well and inter-operate with the other components). Back in the 1980s I was using a mainframe running a UNIX variant that had almost five hundred simultaneous users and never went down. I would then drive home, turn on my PC and encounter a number of failures and reboots simply trying to run one single program.
 read more | mail this link | score:4756 | -Ray, May 5, 2005
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