Machine code is hard to write. That leaves out most of the current generation of programmers.
The Apollo space mission was launched on 64 bytes of code and ran on solid-core processors with solid-core RAM. So why does it take 8GB of RAM to play a video game or write a letter or launch a browser? Simple answer: sloppy code.
That's all we're going to get from M$, though so you might as well get used to it.
Oh, and "Unix". There, now you don't have to scream.
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