The End of Windows

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Pete
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The End of Windows

Post by Pete » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:42 pm

The story of Windows’ decline is relatively straightforward and a classic case of disruption:

The Internet dramatically reduced application lock-in
PCs became “good enough”, elongating the upgrade cycle
Smartphones first addressed needs the PC couldn’t, then over time started taking over PC functionality directly

What is more interesting, though, is .......................................

https://stratechery.com/2018/the-end-of-windows/
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Re: The End of Windows

Post by nolaxride » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:08 pm

Interesting... seeing the technical group split tells the story. And just as they finally started making progress.

I was installing a complex AWS product today and was dealing with a mess of conf and xml files. Saw you post and it reminded me of the good old days of .ini file.
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