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Comment: Re:Anecdotal evidence (Score 0) 241 241

Microsoft has been secretly refactoring Windows for modularity for several years now, Mark Russinovich referred to the effort repeatedly as "min-win" (minimum Windows?). It's how Windows can share a kernel between phone and desktop. All those old KERNEL32 etc exports? Look at all the weird places they're redirected. There has been major work done. Vista had major new asynchronous I/O features, Windows 7 removed the dispatcher lock, etc etc.

Comment: Re:Language is hardly relevant (Score 0) 437 437

NGEN makes the topic of JIT compilation time irrelevant, and also allows the possibility of memory-mapping for multiple processes. JIT is a one-time thing per process anyway. There's a lot of inefficiency in the .NET Framework, but I get around it by writing my own stuff.

Comment: ICSCERT? (Score 0) 136 136

U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT)

What a long ass name for such a useless agency. Who gives a fuck about their opinions? What, do you think the government knows more about power plants than the fucking people who actually build them?

Comment: Oh gawd (Score 0) 375 375

Sinofsky is a fucking dipshit and he's overreaching. You couldn't get away with this on Linux because they would just jettison your dumb Metro window manager like used toilet paper. When Metro grows dated (almost there already) they're hardcoded and fucked. XAML & C++, eh? Can anyone see the obvious retardation? If you guessed that C++ doesn't have reflection and XAML is based entirely on reflection, you are correct. IThis, IThat, death-by-COM, surely that was what we were all clamoring for instead of an optimized WPF right?

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