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To: Nervous Tick
Like there aren’t tutorials for Microsoft APIs? Enough of them to choke a hippo? Do you think before you write? Seriously.

OK, now I understand.... you don't know what you are talking about.

Some Windows apps rely on the powerful Win32 APIs Microsoft has built for programmers, apps like Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Word. They won’t run on ARM-powered Windows devices (basically any Windows tablets).

Those APIs are necessary for modern browsers, argued Mozilla spokesman Asa Dotzler -- and only Internet Explorer will have access.

“Without that access, no other browser has a prayer of being competitive with IE,” he wrote.

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MSFT is withholding the vital documentation on WinRT from developers. This is what they did previously in United States v. Microsoft - and they lost. This doesn't just affect people writing Browsers, it can and will affect many 3rd party developers. Please read and inform yourself - your ignorance is painful to endure.

31 posted on 05/10/2012 11:14:22 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Hodar

>> Please read and inform yourself - your ignorance is painful to endure.

You’re a snotty little puke, aren’t you?

>> This doesn’t just affect people writing Browsers, it can and will affect many 3rd party developers.

Well, actually no, it really *won’t* affect non-browser developers much at all. Maybe you could cure *your* overbearing ignorance by delving into some articles with more technical meat in them. Here’s one that treats the issue more fairly, although it’s significantly more technical than that Fox News (snort!) crapola you peddled, and so may be beyond your rather limited technical grasp.

http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-pick/mozilla-google-riled-over-windows-8-arm-browser-limitations-20120510/

Now go back to Occupying Seattle or whatever trivial pursuit whiles away your day.


34 posted on 05/10/2012 11:39:43 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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