Microsoft's death knell for Windows Mobile

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| And of course, there's Linux - which already runs on hand-held devices
| without much fuss. That'll be in a much stronger position if and when the x86
| architecture becomes a potent part of portable life.
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http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,...331777b,00.htm

Windows 7 to be a leaner, meaner and cleaner Winix?

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| The question is: why is Microsoft bothering with all this? The company
| already has all these customers hooked onto its lines. Why not just give them
| a decent product next time by using a Unix (or Linux) derivative as the core?
| At least they'll know it works.
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http://www.itwire.com/content/view/14961/1023/

Linux has far less significant things to worry about. :-)

Exact Kernel Names

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| When asked how to best refer to kernels between official releases and release
| candidates, Linus Torvalds pointed to his automated git snapshots.
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/Exact_Kernel_Names


Related:

White Space

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| Matt LaPlante reported that there's currently 151,809 bytes of trailing white
| space in the Linux kernel, requiring a 15 megabyte patch to remove it all.
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/White_Space


Is There Perfection in The Linux Kernel?

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| In a perfect world, you could compile a brand-new Linux kernel
| without the need for much configuration and without error.
|
| According to Linus Torvalds, the new 2.6.19 Linux kernel is such
| an entity.
|
| "It's one of those rare "perfect" kernels," Torvalds wrote in a
| Linux kernel mailing list posting announcing the new kernel.
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http://www.internetnews.com/article.php/3646456