Viewing a single comment thread. View all comments

5

boringskip wrote

By 2025 they might be close to parity with Windows NT if they're lucky

0

ziq wrote

Big waste of time. Who cares that much about preserving Windows?

1

Zzzxxxyyy wrote

If only Linux would develop a decent alternative to X we could finally rid ourselves of Windows forever.

I still feel shiddy the Wayland trolls killed Mir.

1

mofongo wrote

Mir is still ongoing, just without Canonical support. Also Mir development lagged behind Wayland pretty fast.

1

retiredaccount wrote

Many people need Windows software for work, which is bullshit, but that's how it is.

0

ziq wrote

Who cares that much about work?

1

retiredaccount wrote

People with families in urban areas, usually.

0

ziq wrote

Personally I don't care enough about my job to devote my life to developing a foss... ms windows.

1

retiredaccount wrote

Oh, yeah, I don't either. I'm just happy to see it being a thing for those who could use it. I'm 100% libre here.

1

ziq wrote (edited )

I put arch linux on my work computer years ago. No one is the wiser.

1

365degrees wrote (edited )

The same could be said about Unixen, and there's at least Linux, GNU, BSD and the Hurd aiming to clone it. (If you get the time, you should read the Unix Hater's Handbook, because it'll tell you why these are historical artefacts that just push FOSS computing backwards.)