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Microsoft: An Open Source Windows Is ‘Definitely Possible’

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    I was simply saying they went backwards. I know the DOS/GUI thing. And yea, splitting hairs a bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    I was simply saying they went backwards. I know the DOS/GUI thing. And yea, splitting hairs a bit.
    Fair enough, sorry if I offended. I had a feeling that's what you meant but couldn't let it go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Sounds like an expansion of the IoT. They are going to release a free version of Windows 10 for the Raspberry Pi model 2B. An alternative to the LINUX embedded that runs on it now. It's still rumors as to what this version of 10 will look like GUI wise, or whether it will have one. One rumor is it will be a command line interface only. Time will tell. This sounds like more of the same to me. Command line only is about as minimalist as it gets in my books. I'm not saying that's what this will be, just talking out loud as it were. Isn't it interesting how they can say so much and yet say so little.
    That would be pushing it and a bit too minimalistic even for my taste. A GUI should be there. Command line only is bland.
    Wouldn't work for me either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    I was simply saying they went backwards. I know the DOS/GUI thing. And yea, splitting hairs a bit.
    Fair enough, sorry if I offended. I had a feeling that's what you meant but couldn't let it go.
    No harm, no foul, simply general chat anyway, all is good.
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