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Re: IBM 'Blue Waters' super node washes ashore in August

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____/ Peter KÃhlmann on Tuesday 19 Jul 2011 11:04 : \____

> Homer wrote:
>> Verily I say unto thee, that bbgruff spake thusly:
>>> At the moment, I believe that ARM doesn't support Windows, but that
>>> ARM is being re-designed so that it will by the time Windows 8 comes
>>> along....
>> They're redesigning /ARM/ to accommodate /Windows/?
>> Really?
>> Shouldn't it be Microsoft's job to get its slopware working on other
>> people's hardware, not the other way round?
>> Tell me you're kidding!
> Well, he is.
> Actually it is windows which is ported to ARM.
> One can imagine what will happen when those poor lusers thinking they've got
> a "windows-machine" want to install "standard windows apps".
> They have actually been hooked to buy a machine which has hardly any drivers
> available and next to nothing for software.
> Even worse as a toy than an iPad. Even more useless (if that should be
> possible)

Vista 8 is probably the first version of Windows which is re-released just to
support another architecture. Imagine what people would say if Debian did this..

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