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real operating system
real operating system /n./ The sort the speaker is used to.
People from the BSDophilic academic community are likely to issue
comments like "System V? Why don't you use a *real*
operating system?", people from the commercial/industrial Unix
sector are known to complain "BSD? Why don't you use a
*real* operating system?", and people from IBM object
"Unix? Why don't you use a *real* operating system?" Only
MS-DOS is universally considered unreal. See holy wars,
religious issues, proprietary, Get a real computer!
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