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Big != sophisticated. I’m not denying that there’s a ton of effort and features that go into windows, but operating systems are well known, and I’m sure most of the code powering windows is not all that sophisticated outside of some core components.

It’s sort of like comparing a skyscraper to an iPhone. Sure the skyscraper requires a lot more manual labor, but the iPhone is more sophisticated. It took ~80 years from when the Empire State Building was built to when the iPhone was built. The iPhone is more sophisticated but it’d still take more time and resources to make another Empire State Building.

Sorry if that’s a poor analogy- it’s the best I got right now.

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