1. All HAIL Bill GATES, Windows Forever, the KING of all Operating systems.
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Just some points that I would like to make against your arguments here.
And for my wants/needs as a computer user/hobbyist, the Mac is just pitiful.
(BTW, I've used Macs before)
Now that the opening blanket statements are done with.... :)
On a personal standpoint, I really despise "pure" GUI OS's. By the same
token, a "pure" CLI can often be inefficent as well. I prefer a
mix of GUI and CLI (like X), since it gives me the best of both worlds.
So on this point, the Mac loses. YMMV.
Can't comment on this -- don't know much about this aspect of the argument.
It sure is. You've made a common mistake equating "PC" with "DOS/Windows".
While the Mac comes shipped with the MacOS, with very few other
alternatives, the PC, while generally shipped with dos/windows (or
Win95), allows the user to load any number of OS's depending on that
person's needs. Don't like dos/windows? Get NT! Get Linux! Get OS/2!
You are not "stuck" with Windows for the PC like you are with the MacOS
for the Macs. Sure, there is AUX, a unix OS for the Mac, but that costs,
what, ~$300? That's about as much as NT. OS/2 costs only $90-$120.
Linux is just plain free!
DOS and Windows may not be a "true prempted multitasking" OS, but NT,
OS/2, and Linux all are (and 32-bit to boot, if it makes any difference
Only if you insist on using dos as your only OS. I stopped insisting a
while ago. :)
Andrew Pann Washington University in St. Louis
Applied Science (Comp Sci) Class of '98 (with luck!)
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