former Linux server advocate here, switched to OpenBSD as my favorite server OS 13 years ago after seeing how Theo was such an asshole about security, correctness, robustness, and preserving the BSD way and philosophy of systems admin
I applaud efforts to make slashdot more technically relevant and useful and interesting, keep trying too hard!
there is dead in the sense of "no longer sold", but if many people still use a platform and can have a modern current OS running, is it really dead?
the rack picture on the lower right corner of the www.openbsd.org was taken in 2009. since architectures retired and some added since then, could we have a new circa 2014 picture?
truth stings, eh
Hater? I've used over a dozen operating systems in my over half-century of life, from VM and Cyber NOS to VMS and OS/2 and Unix......why is it I only think MS Windows is garbage?
I have a employer provided iPhone, needed apps costing $$ to be useful. my android phone I've bulked up with quality freeware, it does more.
you can add Debian and its ports to Android
quit your whining, you pansy
It doesn't matter what most people use, Apple already makes more profit and is worth more than Microsoft. There is no reason for them to make razor thin margins on what panders to the masses, Microsoft can feed itself to that meat grinder.
Your last attempt at a sentence is not grammatically correct, nor a sentence.
what are you babbling about, I haven't needed to purchase any file manager. have you considered the possibility you are easily fooled by marketers of unnecessary things?
are you sure military budget not lining fat cat and shareholder pockets?
look up facts before spewing, army is biggest part of the defense budget at 32%
hardly, not after that war mongering against Syria and even now providing arms to Al Qaeda affiliated rebels. What a liar Obama is, what a corporate bitch.
own some MS stock there, shill-boy?
IE browser breaks formerly compliant sites with each release.
almost no one wants a windows phone, Android and Apple dominate the market. Micosoft lost the mobile space because they don't innovate.
ribbon is garbage, layers have unrelated random things, it is not designed to do any work or have a workflow. it is not discoverable. only simpletons who do very menial work find ribbon suitable.
GNU C++ runs on over a dozen architectures, microsoft C++ only a few
Microsoft owns the ecosystem of mediocrity and pandering to morons. those that want true functional operating system run alternatives.
Micsoft does not innovate, they are reactionary and make inferior alternatives. example of powershell instead of usable real OS shell.