Is Microsoft Getting Ready to Kill Windows?Jul 30, 2008, 17:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Windows, for all its popularity, has been outdated trash almost since its beginnings. Its chief twin problems, from where I sit, have always been that it's a single user operating system in a multi-user networked world and its programming model that can't tell the difference between data and code. Put them together and you get such useful, but totally insecure, program interfaces as DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange), OLE (Object Linking and Embedding) and ActiveX."
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