Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 12th Apr 2007 00:49 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Windows Computer makers have been told they'll no longer be able to get Windows XP OEM by the end of this year, despite strong ongoing demand for the OS. Analysts and computer makers are wondering if the move is premature given Vista's ongoing performance and compatibility issues. Dell recently said it would reintroduce XP on a range of machines due to customer demand but Microsoft will only allow this until the end of the year.
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RE[6]: I'd do the same
by stare on Thu 12th Apr 2007 14:55 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: I'd do the same"
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Except it's 6Gb, not 15.

Maybe in Windows-pusher land it was

It's in the world of people who at least tried to install the OS before bashing it.

Happens all the time. "Suse 9.3 was good, 10.1 is crap", "FC4 suxxx FC6 rocks" etc.

No, that's a different question. I was comparing kernels, you are comparing distros.

That's your fault. The post you replied to was about Linux in form of end-user products (i.e. distros).

BTW, if you want to compare kernels, fine, what's wrong in NT5 compared to NT4 kernel?

And as I said before, that's not the issue - the issue is who suffers when they bring out a bad product. Every other OS company or project does, Microsoft don't.

Microsoft does the same, but the latest Microsoft OS which was "bad" is Windows ME. All following OS'es (2K, XP, 2K3, Vista) are great, so they receive the well-deserved market success.

Edited 2007-04-12 14:56

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