[Mimedefang] OT: Choice of desktop OS (was Re: watch-mimedefang)

Ben Kamen bkamen at benjammin.net
Tue Feb 16 12:13:44 EST 2010

On 2/16/2010 10:51 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Vista is irrelevant. If you read any trade literature at all you would
> never have touched it in the first place. Just like any X.0 version of a
> linux distribution. But realistically, the problem in Vista was changing
> the driver interface, something that Linux does with every re-compile
> and enterprise distributions have to work around by backporting some of
> the updates into old kernels without breaking them.

It's not totally irrelevant because the changes they made (and tried testing on the rest of us) to my guess, made it into Windows7.

Having more Hollywood control of my PC is not desired. That's all I was saying with Vista. I'm glad it's dead.


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