[LINK] Vista Casts A Pall On PC Gaming

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Jan 10 10:59:14 AEDT 2007

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> brd at iimetro.com.au wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> IMHO Linux is an OS, Windows can never be. Windows was a marketing 
>>> tool which
>>> has reached its natural end of life.
>> <snip>
>> BRD,
>> IMHO your conclusion is correct but not your assessment of Windows.  
>> We should acknowledge the contribution
> "contribution" - do you mean as in viruses, spam, etc...?

viruses/spam came much later....I was referring to the contribution to 
"end user" computing - usability/word processing/spreadsheets in 

Personally, I preferred a line editor and lotus 123. Not to mention 
those who still believe CPM was a better operating system. We could have 
a debate about Unix and proprietary operating systems also.

Unix has been around for a long time, I think the aspect of Linux we 
need to understand is open source and the Web/Internet is open 

Marghanita da Cruz
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