specifically: why did they replace everything that comes with windows with some bloaty UWP app that's really slow and doesn't work
@BestGirlGrace Very glad that my computers are both upgraded from Win7, so I still have Photo Viewer and Windows Media Player
@BestGirlGrace late to this party, but knowing the Windows team, they probably forgot how to build the old ones
there's a whole series of blog posts on shit like this, including the fun fact that cmd.exe is now older than most of the people working on it
@VyrCossont I've read enough Raymond Chen stories to believe this, honestly.
Plus, it's a chance to show off the Hot New UWP Technology that nobody's using.
@BestGirlGrace they honestly would have made fewer developers sad by sticking with XNA, the pre-UWP cross-platform story
but instead we're probably gonna get UWP2 for Windows 11: all apps must be written as VS Code plugins
@BestGirlGrace oh who am i kidding
there won't be a Windows 11, it'll be called Windows 10 Anniversary of the Anniversary Update
@VyrCossont Oh, of course not. It'll be Windows 10 Forever.
Now, everything as a Microsoft Teams app..
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