[FoRK] A thought on Design and Quality

Bill Kearney wkearney99 at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 7 08:06:28 PDT 2009


No one's saying you have to care.  Just that it's more than a bit lame to 
try comparing what's out now with ancient OSes that did appreciably less.

Feel free to crawl backward any time you like.   There's probably an 
emulator out there that'll assist the reminiscence.

----- Original Message ----- 

> On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 08:53:29AM -0400, Bill Kearney wrote:
>
>> Which has no real comparison to the number of tasks and applications a
>> current OS is likely to be running.
>
> Why do I have to care about the tasks and applications that
> are running?
>
>> Whether or not they /need/ to be able to run all that is an entirely
>> different question...
>
> See, that's more the problem. I hesitate to go back to more
> spartanic environments. But sooner or later, it probably has
> to happen.



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