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Broken Windows Can't Be Fixed

Apr 14, 2008, 19:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Wilcox)

"Yesterday, the Net was abuzz with chatter and tweets about Gartner presentation, 'Windows Is Collapsing: How What Comes Next Will Improve.' I concur that Windows is broken, but I don't agree that it's fixable.

"It's the problem of legacy and Microsoft's ridiculous integration strategy. Windows is a fat client for a thin world. There's no future place for the desktop client. Computing is shifting from the desktop to the device and server. Windows, particularly Vista, has too much middle-age girth to dance with the lithely crowd..."

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