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Re: The term "operating system"

  >Of course, you can get disk-space pie charts for Solaris too, but
  >why doesn't Sun package it in? Why don't they do market research
  >and add all kinds of creature comforts and easy to operate niceties
  >that make computing power available to a wider mass market, and then
  >promote it as a viable alternative for ordinary office personnel
  >instead of as elitest workstations for engineers only?
  Answer:  They were innovating instead.  They made Java.
  Tod Landis