That's a long ride

I just saw this on one of my vendor's web sites: 

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13 years is a long ride for an operating system.  XP was introduced in 2001. I've been thinking a lot about the changes in the IT environment recently.  When I saw this it just reinforced for me how much things have changed with Apple delivering on their vision. And with the latest development that includes Apple's giving the OS away as part of the product, it's clear to me Tim Cook et al are incredibly focused.

R.I.P. XP.  We'll still support you in the afterlife, as long as it's in the best interest of the customer we're serving.