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| "Microsoft feels it can't get away with breaking compatibility,"
| said Stanford University computer scientist Mendel Rosenblum. "All
| of their applications must continue to run, and from an architectural
| point of view that's a very painful thing."
| "Windows is now so big and onerous because of the size of its code base,
| the size of its ecosystem and its insistence on compatibility with the
| legacy hardware and software, that it just slows everything down," David
| B. Yoffie, a professor at the Harvard Business School, told the
| reporters. "That's why a company like Apple has such an easier time of