, vesuvius wrote

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Do me a favour, ask 10 non-developers or IT professionals tomorrow if they have installed  Windows 8 (or even used it) and tell me if that is 17% or 83%

Do me a favor, and tell me how the opinions of developers would skew more toward liking the Windows 8 interface vs. that of non-developers? Conventional wisdom says that developers would be the ones that most likely despise what many consider the "dummified" UI of Windows 8. If anything your assumption about the demographics of the respondents would predict an even greater acceptance of the UI, if the poll were to be opened to a larger cross section of the population.