I just “love” this quote from this PC-Magazine article:
… the amazingly enduring Windows XP—easily Microsoft’s most successful enterprise product ever…
Which is a really cock-eyed way to look at the operating system market, which completely ignores purchasing decisions by millions of users world-wide. A better description of Windows XP might be:
The last reasonably well-made operating system that Microsoft made
Users aren’t migrating from Windows XP because its so good(1) – they keep using Windows XP because every later OS is really bad.
- hint: it isn’t [↩]