I came across a satire piece today about what it would be like if the operating systems were airlines. It’s short and to the point but really very funny.
Some choice quotes: If Mac OS X where an airline…
> Every time you ask questions about details, you are gently > but firmly told that you don’t need to know, don’t want to know, and > everything will be done for you without your ever having to know, so just > shut up.
(I think they code-share flights with GNOME Airways –ed)
and the one for Windows XP:
> The aircraft will not take off until you have signed a contract. The inflight > entertainment promised turns out to be the same Mickey Mouse cartoon repeated > over and over again. … If you go to the toilet twice or more you get > charged for a new ticket.