From: Joseph Henry (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Feb 09 2009 - 23:35:36 MST
On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 11:14 PM, Bryan Bishop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Joseph Henry <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Bryan Bishop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 3:28 PM, John K Clark <email@example.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> If my hardware is changed, then these
> >> >> things will also be changed.
> >> >
> >> > Why? Apple or Windows, it's all Microsoft Word to me.
> >> This shows a fundamental misunderstanding of hardware, the difference
> >> between software and hardware, and so on. You should be banned.
> > Actually Bryan, the underlying operating system can be considered an
> Apple isn't an operating system.
> > abstraction of the hardware in this example, the distinction isn't what
> > important here.
> I agree. None of this is about whether or not there is a distinction
> between hardware and software abstraction layers.
> > His point is still valid.
> - Bryan
Of course Apple isn't an operating system, he was obviously making a
reference to the operating systems made by the respective companies...
And if the distinction isn't important like we agree it isn't, then why did
you even bring it up?
I think John K Clark summed it up most simply and easily... (and correctly)
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