Linked by David Adams on Wed 23rd Apr 2008 17:23 UTC
Windows Hot on the heels of our previous story outlining the fiasco that Vista's release has been, TechRepublic's Jason Hiner predicts that Microsoft is aware of its blunder and will respond by making a release of Windows 7 ahead of schedule (primarily by overhauling Vista and calling it Windows 7, it seems) in order to encourage its enterprise clients to upgrade directly from XP to Windows 7.
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RE: Vista is just fine for me
by elektrik on Thu 24th Apr 2008 08:14 UTC in reply to "Vista is just fine for me"
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The reason most software fails to work on Vista is the fact that MS actually did the RIGHT thing for once and removed some of the cruft. It constantly amazes me that the same people who call for a from scratch rewrite of Windows are the same folks who complain about all of the incompatibilities in Vista. You can't have it both ways.

I would have to be bold enough as to disagree with you here to some extent. In the Apple world, for transition to OSX from OS9, they used (Apple people, please forgive my crude oversimplification) a virtual machine to run their software-My point is: Why would amaze you that people would expect the same from a company with such vast resources as Microsoft?

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