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Date:      Tue, 22 Feb 2005 18:11:20 +0100
From:      Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se>
To:        Bernt Hansson <bernt@bah.homeip.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD mailinglist <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Different OS's? Marketshare
Message-ID:  <20050222171120.GA58186@falcon.midgard.homeip.net>
In-Reply-To: <421B6578.1010806@bah.homeip.net>
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On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 06:01:44PM +0100, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> Robert Kim, Wireless Internet / Wifi Hotspot Advisor skrev:
> >Different OS's? Marketshare...
> > 
> >any idea how many major OS's are out there today and what market share
> >they have?
> > 
> >i think
> > 
> >WIN 70%
> >Lin 20%
> >Apple 5%
> >so who is the other 5 % ???
> 
> Well. First of all "windows" is NOT an operatingsystem, it's a 
> windowmanager on top of ms-dos.

That was true for Windows 3.x/95/98/ME.  
It is not true for Windows NT/2000/XP all of which are "real" operating
systems, with a kernel that is actually fairly decent (unlike all the
stuff that is layered on top of it.)



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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013@student.uu.se



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