From: Bryan Bishop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Feb 09 2009 - 22:14:26 MST
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>
>> >> 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 is
> 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.
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