A first look at the Chinese operating system the government wants to replace Windows

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. wshrugged

    wshrugged Registered Member

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    http://qz.com/505383/a-first-look-a...stem-the-government-wants-to-replace-windows/

    As far as I know MSFT is still in partnership with the 'developer' of the 'Chinese operating system', China Standard Software Co.
    https://secure.marketwatch.com/story/microsoft-inks-pact-with-china-standard-software-2011-08-23

    Then there's today's news about several new 'partnerships' :
    https://www.gfmag.com/topics/syndicate/35497249-microsoft-forms-new-partnerships-in-china

    What a pretzel, lol.
     
  3. amarildojr

    amarildojr Registered Member

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    So they're making an OS that looks like Windows XP? :argh: Who's the "mind" behind this?
     
  4. Kerodo

    Kerodo Registered Member

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    I was under the impression that they were working with the Ubuntu people, and that this is possibly based on some Ubuntu core(?)
     
  5. Daveski17

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    I'm pretty sure you're right.

    http://www.ubuntukylin.com/
     
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