Oct 12, 2006 Consumer

Does it have a motor?

By Mike Deliman

Back in the 80s there was a car commercial, where a small crowd of
doubters are looking over a neighbor’s new car.  Amongst the comments
and questions about the options that make a car comfortable comes the
quip "Does it have a motor?"

It’s true that a car can be a car without a motor, or any of the
comfort options, but let’s face it – with no motor, it’s not worth
much.  Same thing for a car in snow country without a heater, or a car
in the Mojave without working A/C.  Some of the "comfort options"
become necessities depending on the intended use.

The same thing can be said for Operating Systems.

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