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> >Simple sells. Just ask Bill Gates or Steve Jobs.
> I looked at my calendar, and it isn't April Fools' Day. I've been
> watching very carefully, and the trend toward idiot-simplicity has
> not really materialized in the last 20 years.
>I have to agree with Robert. If simple sells, explain the success of Windows.
>The success of Microsoft has been built on making things increasingly more
The Mac operating system is simpler than Windows, with the possible
of Windows '95, which is quite Mac-like, in the user interface, if in
I believe the reason that the simpler, more technological (at the time of
anyway) operating system did not become the dominant one is that Apple made
the extremely poor business decision of not releasing source code. No
code = no applications can be written by developers. No applications = no
Windows 95 = Macintosh 86/7
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