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Comment: Re:Why? (Score 1) 128

by maestroX (#49329889) Attached to: Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

Time will tell. Many die hards such as myself will need a reason to upgrade. I think a bigger crises than XP awaits MS by 2020.

Many die hards need an incentive to stay on MS platforms.
Ditching studio with C# for Xcode & Objective-C is no longer desperate, HTML5 is the universal platform supported by all the major vendors.

Comment: Re:Let me guess (Score 1) 166

by maestroX (#49213749) Attached to: Google Introduces Freon, a Replacement For X11 On Chrome OS
Any system has compromises. And network transparancy is not a core capability, it's like supporting a remote unknown display driver.
Network transparency as a capability unnecessary complicates the core and design (security, transport, feature querying et al., responsiveness). It can be solved in an additional framework, just as Exceed does on Windows.

Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing. -- Thomas Tusser