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According to mythology the almighty gives and takes away, something of an “indian giver”.
Microsoft does much the same, upgrading to an always better operating system, until it is taken away and replaced by a costly downgrade.
Back in the day of Commodore 64 I became hooked on programming an automation system, which was swept away by a brief blizzard of new choices, including the Macintosh, with evidentally the appeal of the first icon based graphic interface, while the PC had still a text-based crash-bound green-screen.
The Amiga platform shook the video industry with its Video Toaster production studio in a desktop computer, until its owners literally moved to the Bahamas with the companies bank account.
KDX Worldround Radio is now coming entirely out of a computer using XP, which is losing its Microsoft support in a few years.
Along with the march toward being limited and shackled by future cloudy terms and conditions aimed to criminalize inovation.
I think I’ll start paying more attention to the open source crowd before they’re done in.