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Old 12-16-2012, 06:32 PM   #31
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The aim wasn't to run any specific distribution. It was specific to running MY kernel that I compile for that specific target. It doesn't have to be a distribution. Linux can run for specific target environments in 16 MB of memory even, and on a 486 - the DSL distribution for example.
As can Windows 3.X, Windows 95 or Windows 98. Nonetheless you made the call for XP.

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No - Apple isn't a monopoly trying to take over every other vendor.
You are right, the whole patent war in the mobile space, mostly initiated by Apple, is clearly a sign that they don't want to become a monopoly. Not.
 
Old 12-16-2012, 11:16 PM   #32
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As can Windows 3.X, Windows 95 or Windows 98. Nonetheless you made the call for XP.
And none can be purchased. Pirated, yes. All four are in the same situation. If any hardware were locked into MS products at the time, they would have been landfill long ago, with the last remaining XP systems going now.
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You are right, the whole patent war in the mobile space, mostly initiated by Apple, is clearly a sign that they don't want to become a monopoly. Not.
Not what I said. They are trying to be the ONLY vendor. They don't really want to take over any other vendor. They just don't want any other vendors in "their" market.

MS, on the other hand, wants every vendor to only allow MS product. And their history of underhanded activities in that area is very long.
 
  


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