[linux-elitists] What if ms manufactured cars???
Mon Jan 27 13:01:27 PST 2003
Of course most of you must remember how people have joked over the years
about what it would be like if ms manufactured cars, and how it would be
simialar to their software most likely. If you have time for a laugh, this
will most certainly fill the void.
Take a look at this article:
"But companies like Microsoft can't do to the auto industry what they did to
the PC industry. You can't play Russian Roulette every time you stick the key
into the ignition."
I must say that from what I've read about that Chrysler car that used
Embedded Linux, it seemed to work a bit better than that wince. Unfortunately
it was only a prototype as I recall and few were produced. The BMW had over
200,000 units shiped, but the failure rate is pretty high...go figure...:-/
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