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The Mac OS/Vista Debate: Readers Have Their Say

The debate rages: Is Apple's OS X or Microsoft's Windows Vista the superior operating system? Our writers have weighed in, now readers have their say. And they've got a lot on their minds.


OS X v. Vista: The Winner Is...


•  Vista

•  OS X

•  Open-And-Shut Debate

•  Don't Overlook Linux

•  The Apps Equation



•  Mac OS X Shines In Comparison With Windows

•  Comment At Our Blog

Following our recent review comparing Apple's Mac OS X with Microsoft's fledgling Windows Vista, we asked readers to weigh in with their opinions.

Well, you responded in force. The Vista proponents are out there as, of course, are the Mac proponents. The opinions of both sides are presented here. You can click through the links at the bottom of this page, or follow the navigation chart to the right and that's included on all pages.

Readers raised important issues in the debate: Which platform is more open? Which platform is more supportable? Which platform is more likely to keep IT workers employed?

Comments are sorted by broad topic category and reader positions. Read on.

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