However, if there is no way to run anything else then windows on a machine, it will make a small but noticeable decrease in sales. Perhaps this will increase the marked for desktop machines with a free os installed, with the possibility of tweaking or disabling secure boot, since "locked in" desktops is not a preferable option for some users.
...Seriously, isn't the great appeal of Java supposed to be that you can avoid shit like this?
Java is full of bugs that needs to be supported for backwards compatibility reasons. Just check out this java puzzlers presentation to get a showcase of the funniest.
special character fail.
up up down down left right left right B A
That is the root password on my Server!
Free... as long as your privacy is worth a smoking fast browser.
There, fixed that for you!