Having spent a considerable amount of time with a variety of Windows 8 builds on a broad array of hardware platforms, and I’m now almost certain that a Windows 8 flop is inevitable. Whether it flops as hard as Windows Vista did remains to be seen, but I can’t see Microsoft’s forthcoming operating system being as well-received — or as well-loved — as the aging Windows XP or the incumbent Windows 7.
What does this mean for Linux? Nothing.
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