[TUHS] Windows roots and Unix influence (was Re: Happy birthday, Ken Thompson!)

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Feb 5 09:25:35 AEST 2018

On Sat, 3 Feb 2018, Dan Cross wrote:

> The colonel kept asking me why I didn't run Windows: "but it's the most 
> popular operating system in the world!" Actually, I suspect Linux and 
> BSD in the guise of iOS/macOS is running on a lot more devices than 
> Windows at this point. I didn't bother pointing that out to him.

I'm told that Android (Linux?) outnumbers iOS (BSD?) quite heavily in the 
mobile market; Win/CE (pronounced "wince") never really took off.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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