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No, Windows Does NOT Have 90% Market Share By The Measure That Matters

There's a weird argument going around today that Windows 8 will necessarily become the dominant tablet platform, replacing Android and reducing the iPad to a minority player. There's certainly a chance that Android will fade away -- it's facing a lot of problems. But the logic behind the inevitable dominance of Windows 8, as laid out by blogger Ville Aho, is wrong. Here's the paragraph: If we really are moving towards a post-PC world then doesn’t that mean that eventually mobile operating systems will replace desktop operating systems? And if so, isn’t it realistic to assume that the fittest, the most popular, the one with the biggest developer support and the largest ecosystem would be the one that would be the most attractive to the consumers also in the future? When comparing together all the operating systems on the market today: Mac OS X has about 5% of the market, iOS has 2%, Linux is at 1% and Android is at just 0.
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