Posted Sep 16, 2007 15:05 UTC (Sun) by sobdk
In reply to: Vista ?
Parent article: LinuxConf.eu wrapup
>Why the hell you are comparing Linux with Vista?
Well, it was the only Windows machine I have (Thank God!).
Honestly though do you think my comparison was unfair? I compared the latest and greatest from both the Linux world and the Windows world. Most consumers whether they like it or not will will get a new PC that has Windows Vista preinstalled. I would personally love to hear someone from Microsoft say "No wait that's not fair! Please do a comparison with our older far superior W2K and XP!"
Additionally I can tell you that at WinHEC in 2006 I sat through several fine developer (marketing?) sessions explaining how all of the suspend and resume problems of XP were going to be solved in Vista. In XP drivers (and perhaps app software) can simply veto a request for suspend. "Less asking and more Telling" was the moto for Vista as they explained that all drivers would have to get their act together and support suspend properly. Well someone didn't get the memo on my machine.
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