Why Windows 10 is bad

Adam McClure adammcclure119 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 01:28:10 UTC 2017


On 03/12/2017 13:43, Xen wrote:
> If you care,
>
> these are words from a Microsoft programmer:
>
> --------------------------
> MS has some very talented programmers. They're not very common, but
> they exist. The problem is that the entire company is completely and
> totally focused on developing an absurd number of new features and
> products, giving them completely unrealistic deadlines, and then
> shipping software on those deadlines no matter how half-assed or buggy
> it is.
>
> The idea is that everything is serviceable over the internet now, so
> they can just "fix it later", except they never do. This perpetuates a
> duct-tape culture that refuses to actually fix problems and instead
> rewards teams that find ways to work around them. The talented
> programmers are stuck working on code that, at best, has to deal with
> multiple badly designed frameworks from other teams, or at worst work
> on code that is simply scrapped. New features are prioritized over all
> but the most system-critical bugs, and teams are never given any time
> to actually focus on improving their code. The only improvements that
> can happen must be snuck in while implementing new features.
> As far as M$ is concerned, all code is shit, and the only thing that
> matters is if it works well enough to be shown at a demo and shipped.
> Needless to say, I don't work there anymore.
> --------------------------
>
> I already knew this, but it is good to hear.
>
> The only problem for us here is that Linux basically also follows this
> model ;-).
>
> The "release early, release often" model.
>
> Source: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10936565
>
> ("Why you should not develop apps for Windows 10")
>
Is there a reason that you're using the Ubuntu Users mailing list to
complain about Windows 10?

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