, only occasionally fires of a strongly worded column against a particularly egregious example of crapitude. That’s what makes this article in the WaPo especially interesting. It’s basically a recap of Windows XP that says:
You can think of Windows XP as a house with a second floor built of spackle, wood filler and duct tape.
Gua! He’s going to lose his access from Microsoft’s PR people! Abort!
And even with all those updates, the operating system has met only a few of its goals while falling short of others in a catastrophic manner.
Now if only more mainstream rags would hit Sony, Intel, and a few other major names in the same pugilistic way and we’ll all be better off. Instead, it’s the blogs that say stuff SUX0RZ. And who reads blogs? Nobody, that’s who.
If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP [WashingtonPost]