Click here to Skip to main content
14,244,054 members

Welcome to the Lounge

   

For discussing anything related to a software developer's life. Technical discussions are encouraged, but click here to ask your programming questions.

The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming questions and please don't post ads.
 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
dandy7211-Mar-19 5:29
memberdandy7211-Mar-19 5:29 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
#realJSOP11-Mar-19 5:51
mve#realJSOP11-Mar-19 5:51 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
Member 779081711-Mar-19 21:41
memberMember 779081711-Mar-19 21:41 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
Charles Programmer12-Mar-19 0:27
memberCharles Programmer12-Mar-19 0:27 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
rjmoses12-Mar-19 23:44
professionalrjmoses12-Mar-19 23:44 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
dandy7213-Mar-19 5:32
memberdandy7213-Mar-19 5:32 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
rjmoses15-Mar-19 0:31
professionalrjmoses15-Mar-19 0:31 
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
dandy7215-Mar-19 2:42
memberdandy7215-Mar-19 2:42 
rjmoses wrote:
Scrapping compatibility goes a long way towards solving a lot of the legacy issues. Scrapping the idea of "being all things to all people" takes it even further.


When I read this I immediately thought "tablets".

They had a good run, companies made billions from them, but every market analyst is now saying sales have flatlined, if not declined altogether, for the past few years and there's no sign of that ever reversing course. Already.

They do a good job of "not being all things to all people", and for a lot of them this is all they need. But it's clear right now they're never going to be a complete replacement for what came before (and I'm not sure honestly if that was ever anyone's stated goal), and because of that, instead of simplifying things, they now add to the ecosystem complexity. I don't see how we can achieve a "full reset". Maybe a giant, planet-wide EM pulse like they like to do in the movies. Smile | :)
GeneralRe: "Linux is better thought-out than Windows" Pin
hpcoder213-Mar-19 12:23
memberhpcoder213-Mar-19 12:23 
Rantuseless electricians Pin
lopatir10-Mar-19 4:47
memberlopatir10-Mar-19 4:47 
GeneralRe: useless electricians Pin
Daniel Pfeffer10-Mar-19 7:59
professionalDaniel Pfeffer10-Mar-19 7:59 
GeneralRe: useless electricians Pin
  Forogar  11-Mar-19 4:00
professional  Forogar  11-Mar-19 4:00 
GeneralRe: useless electricians Pin
lopatir12-Mar-19 6:22
memberlopatir12-Mar-19 6:22 
GeneralMini CCCs 44 Pin
Tim Deveaux9-Mar-19 18:25
memberTim Deveaux9-Mar-19 18:25 
GeneralRe: Mini CCCs 44 Pin
DRHuff9-Mar-19 18:35
memberDRHuff9-Mar-19 18:35 
GeneralRe: Mini CCCs 44 - Done... Pin
Tim Deveaux9-Mar-19 18:42
memberTim Deveaux9-Mar-19 18:42 
GeneralRe: Mini CCCs 44 Pin
Peter_in_27809-Mar-19 18:35
professionalPeter_in_27809-Mar-19 18:35 
GeneralRe: Mini CCCs 44 ... and done again :) Pin
Tim Deveaux9-Mar-19 18:43
memberTim Deveaux9-Mar-19 18:43 
GeneralRe: Mini CCCs 44 Pin
DRHuff10-Mar-19 5:32
memberDRHuff10-Mar-19 5:32 
GeneralM.2 SATA 2280 Crucial memory Pin
Southmountain9-Mar-19 9:57
memberSouthmountain9-Mar-19 9:57 
GeneralRe: M.2 SATA 2280 Crucial memory Pin
Mark_Wallace9-Mar-19 9:59
memberMark_Wallace9-Mar-19 9:59 
GeneralRe: M.2 SATA 2280 Crucial memory Pin
charlieg10-Mar-19 3:08
membercharlieg10-Mar-19 3:08 
GeneralOld floppies Pin
Member 79891229-Mar-19 8:26
memberMember 79891229-Mar-19 8:26 
GeneralRe: Old floppies Pin
lopatir9-Mar-19 8:45
memberlopatir9-Mar-19 8:45 
GeneralRe: Old floppies Pin
dandy7210-Mar-19 7:14
memberdandy7210-Mar-19 7:14 

General General    News News    Suggestion Suggestion    Question Question    Bug Bug    Answer Answer    Joke Joke    Praise Praise    Rant Rant    Admin Admin   

Use Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages.