Originally Posted by Mediocrefunkybeat
I'm waiting for 10.6 to do my upgrade of OS/X, but I like the fact that they don't do a complete re-write as well. The source is UNIX, which is stable as Hell and they can't really go wrong - they've accepted issues with the system in the past and quickly sorted out solutions for users. I really think Apple are winning the OS war at the moment; the number of Apple systems I've seen around University is getting more and more with each day.
It's shocking to note the extremes the US Government has to go to to secure and maintain xp/vista that it runs. The extreme measures, restrictions and (lack of) stability issues would not exist if we contracted for Macs, or at least linux.
Armed services multimedia services *all* use loaded macs with huge displays.