Admittedly there's no good reason to be running Windows For Workgroups anymore. The point of the original article was, just how modern do you have to be and how much old technology can you get away with and be productive in the 21st Century.
Windows 2000 is still perfectly serviceable as an platform, but the question remained - what about Windows 98? Windows 95? And yes, what about Windows 3.x.
Windows 3.x isn't completely unusable on a day to day basis. It just doesn't hold up very well in the 21st Century.
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