Linux Torvalds: Leopard is, in some ways, worse than Windows Vista
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Linux Torvalds: Leopard is, in some ways, worse than Windows Vista

"I don't think they're equally flawed -- I think Leopard is a much better system," he said. "(But) OS X in some ways is actually worse than Windows to program for. Their file system is complete and utter crap, which is scary."

The Sydney Morning Herald adds that Torvalds poured scorn on the modern trend to treat a new version or update of an operating system as a cause for major celebration and marketing.

"An operating system should be completely invisible," he said. "To Microsoft and Apple (it is) a way to control the whole environment ... to force people to upgrade their applications and hardware."

 
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