On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 2:30 PM, Kae Verens <kae at verens.com> wrote:
> John P. Looney wrote:
>>>http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=16590>>>> Some decent insight here; it's nice to see someone say "vista failed
>> because it was irrelevant" rather than "because it was crap". What it
>> also mean is that we don't need to push linux anymore either; it's just an
>> OS, and people have long been content with closed source BIOSes. The OS
>> matters less and less, as more magic is in the Browser.
>>>> to the casual user, yes, the OS should be irrelevant, but for servers,
> embedded electronics, home automation, etc, the OS is still important.
Bang on, for home users, as long as the usual bases are covered, the browser
takes care of much of the rest.
For servers and embedded stuff, it's a different ball game.
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