Peter Hayes wrote:
Apple managed to replace their dreadful MacOS with a completely new OS
yet maintain backwards compatibility. So why couldn't Microsoft do the
same thing, given they've many times the financial and developer
Apple replaced "it's" OS by using a mashup of BSD and Mach.
The Microsoft equivalent would be...well, to start selling Linux.
Incompetence and lack of direction, I suspect.
Same as Apple. If Jobs hadn't returned, bringing the detritus of Next,
MacOS would be a total mess.