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Re: Excuses Microsoft Apologists Make

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____/ John Slade on Saturday 23 Jul 2011 23:02 : \____

> On 7/22/2011 5:08 PM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> No apologies for Microsoft Windows
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Recently I've had some discussion with colleagues about Mac OS X, Windows,
>> | and Linux in comparison to each other. Generally, I've found that most
>> | people agree that Mac OS X is more stable than Windows, and those that are
>> | familiar with Linux feel that it too is more stable than Windows. But after
>> | that being said, they come back with an apology for Microsoft stating that
>> | they (Microsoft) have to get Windows to run on fragmented hardware, whereas
>> | Apple standardizes the hardware and can therefore provide a more stable
>> | operating system for it, because there aren't nearly as many variations in
>> | hardware configurations.
>> `----
>        I've been using Windows 7 and XP and both have been
> extremely stable for me. Well at least when I'm using them for
> tings like running a server or doing something that doesn't
> require a lot of graphics, sound and memory. The only crashes
> I've had have come from poorly written games. Linux becomes less
> stable when I run games on it too.

If the games mess about with screen size, then they are likely to cause more
trouble. Yesterday I installed 10 games in Linux Mint and the only
one causing problems was Warsow, which insisted on grabbing control of the OS.

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