“We’re certainly sharing between Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 – sharing the user interface, sharing some of those development tools, and over time we’ll just get to do more and more of that," he said in an in-house video (below). "It’s evolving literally into being a single platform."
Having such a system dovetails neatly into Microsoft’s cloud ambitions, he said, both in terms of storage and personalization across devices. This week’s announcements covering the two operating systems, not to mention the Surface launch, shows the direction Redmond is moving into long-term, he explained.”
That’s like merging a large modern house into a gopher’s hole. It makes no sense. They’ve gone absolutely mad. No one has time to scroll on their smart phones. No one wants to go backwards in bloatware on the desktop. Why insist a Cadillac is a bycycle?
OK, */Linux will just pick up the pieces with a modular design with interchangeable parts that work in particular roles. Good riddance to M$. This will be easier than I thought.