Library proposal: Add System.Info.isWindows

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at
Thu Aug 16 04:18:46 EDT 2007

> From: libraries-bounces at 
> [mailto:libraries-bounces at] On Behalf Of Duncan Coutts
> > > Is everyone ok with the type name? OSFlavour, OSKind, 
> OSType ? We can't use OSName since it's not that specific.
> > 
> > OSFlavour - dislike
> > OSType - seems fine.
> > OSKind - again, has a slight "kind of like"
> > OSName - the name of your operating system
> Only it isn't the name, it's a general categorisation. The os 
> name might
> be "Windows Vista(tm)" or "FreeBSD" but the os type is just Windows or
> BSD.


Or OSGenre, OSGroup, OSCategory, OSClass, OSVariety, OSGenus, ...

(Sorry, just ran on a bit with a thesaurus)

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