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Operating System Sucks-Rules-O-Meter


Operating System Sucks-Rules-O-Meter

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"This operating system quality and approval metric is based on a periodic AltaVista search for each of several operating systems, directly followed by "sucks", "rules", or "rocks"" (
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: December 29, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 09, 2003
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Dr. Judy Ann Serwatka
11 years ago

Dr. Judy Ann Serwatka (Faculty)

An interesting representation of the usefulness of various operating systems. It
would be interesting to present this to an operating system class, then hold a
class discussion about agreement or disagreement with the meter!
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Avatar for Therezita Ortiz
11 years ago

Therezita Ortiz (Faculty)

Excellent visual representation comparing different operating systems (Linux
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