TITLE

WHY NOTHING'S NEW IN WINDOWS

AUTHOR(S)
Gomes, Lee
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/16/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system (OS) as well as on Linux OS developer Linus Torvalds' views on why it is difficult to improve an OS. It states that Windows 7 OS seems less a new OS than a new user interface. Torvalds says that it's hard to make a big difference in an OS because it is supposed to be an interface between applications and the hardware, and there's seldom any room for improvement.
ACCESSION #
36922269

 

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