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As for Windows, it's popularity stems from being familiar, well marketed, well researched and a hell of a lot easier to have on a PC because everyone seems to ship few alternatives.
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Posted May 17, 2012 19:46 UTC (Thu) by ndye (subscriber, #9947)
As for Windows, its popularity stems from being familiar,
... by means whose immorality and illegalities have been talked to death.
Yes, money well spent, and I often wish more FLOSS coders were open to even the idea of such research.
and a lot easier to have on a PC because everyone seems to ship few alternatives.
And here rises my frustration with closed applications, whether iOS, Android, OS X, or Windows: Even a manager can start "the project" in nearly any remotely appropriate application -- BUT -- each and every closed application includes unique limitations (not to say "bugs") that prevent completing the project in ways too arcane to explain within said manager's attention span.
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