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For most people, 'The best OS ever' is the one that they first had an extensive experience of. Every subsequent OS is difference and hence not as good because it doesn't do things the same way as you were used to on your first OS.

For me, the first OS that I was seriously involved with was George 3. I came across VMS (on VAX 11/750s and VAX 11/780s) in the early '80s and can see why many consider it to be the best OS ever - it was straight forward, self consistent, expandable but it didn't do things the same way as George 3 (e.g. VMS had a max of 8 parameters on a command but any number of switches, whereas G3 had a max of 24 some of which could be non-positional effectively switches; VMS commands could be abbreviated to minimum uniqueness whereas G3 commands had fixed 2 char abbreviations); neither are 'bad' or 'good', just different from each other and personal bias was always to the first one you used. [In the mid 80s I added being an MVS/XA / MVS/ESA sys prog whilst still assisting as a G3 sys prog and DEC (VMS / RSX / RT11) sys prog.]
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