Different OS's? Marketshare

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Tue Feb 22 17:11:24 GMT 2005

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 at student.uu.se

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