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Windows 7: The perfect operating system....

23 Apr 2010   #91
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Looking back at my college days, I suppose the illusional "Perfect OS" will able to sense that it's about to crash and take actions to NOT crash... OR warn the user that it's about to crash and is trying it's best not to crash...

zzz2496
Are we sure we WANT a "perfect" OS? Skynet anyone?
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23 Apr 2010   #92
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Come on guys, wake up. There's nothing cslled as a perfect OS. Its just one's perspective. I can do what ever I want on windows, macs and linux OS. Its just a matter of preference. For me, Windows FTW. Reason: its endlessly configurable.
Try linux. You can configure yourself into an unbootable system just under 3 seconds!
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23 Apr 2010   #93
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Come on guys, wake up. There's nothing cslled as a perfect OS. Its just one's perspective. I can do what ever I want on windows, macs and linux OS. Its just a matter of preference. For me, Windows FTW. Reason: its endlessly configurable.
Windows configurability (if there's such a word) is waaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy below Linux... Get your feet wet in Linux world, then you will see what you've been missing all these time

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Looking back at my college days, I suppose the illusional "Perfect OS" will able to sense that it's about to crash and take actions to NOT crash... OR warn the user that it's about to crash and is trying it's best not to crash...

zzz2496
Are we sure we WANT a "perfect" OS? Skynet anyone?
What Skynet? The fictional AI/OS/Cloud service from Terminator series? If so, we are still have a looooooooooooooooooooong way before we have 1/100 of what Skynet can do (that is to be able to self sustain and destroy the world in the process)...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Come on guys, wake up. There's nothing cslled as a perfect OS. Its just one's perspective. I can do what ever I want on windows, macs and linux OS. Its just a matter of preference. For me, Windows FTW. Reason: its endlessly configurable.
Try linux. You can configure yourself into an unbootable system just under 3 seconds!
+1 on the configurability front...
-1 on destroying the system under 3 secs (unless you did it deliberately, just like in Windows world)...
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23 Apr 2010   #94
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Looking back at my college days, I suppose the illusional "Perfect OS" will able to sense that it's about to crash and take actions to NOT crash... OR warn the user that it's about to crash and is trying it's best not to crash...

zzz2496
Are we sure we WANT a "perfect" OS? Skynet anyone?
I hate having to resort to semantics, but the root definition of "perfect" doesn't mean without flaw, it means that it is completed as planned. However, we know about the plans of mice and men. One fear that I will never have is that a computer will ever become sentient...planned or otherwise. That some do think so, just illustrates how much that they under appreciate their own worth and uniqueness.
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