Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Jun 11 21:12:44 CDT 2009

On 11 Jun 2009 at 21:37, Kirn Gill wrote:

> "free, powerful and useful" does not describe any viable consumer OS
> at the moment. At point, the only consumer OSes really worth
> considering (more than 7.5% market share) are Windows and Mac OS X.

Would it be too much of an exaggeration to say that the most 
prevalent operating system running today is "none"?

Consider the controls in house thermostats, microwave ovens, washing 
machines, etc.  All computerized; few with any operating system 
whatsoever.  Not to mention the embedded systems in the PC or Mac 
you're sitting in front of.


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