Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Wed 9th Jul 2008 18:22 UTC, submitted by Thom_Holwerda
Microsoft Codename Midori is a derivative of Singularity that is meant to supersede Windows, and it is more than just a research project. Singularity, is an experimental microkernel and operating system project started in 2003 for which Microsoft posted the source code back in March. Unfortunately Singularity was developed exclusively for research purposes and is not intended for practical use.
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This seems rumour
by CrazyDude1 on Wed 9th Jul 2008 22:56 UTC
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Microsoft may be stupid but not that stupid to get rid of the stable windows kernel and use a new .NET based OS.

Instead I think the new OS from Microsoft would be minwin i.e. a stripped down version of windows kernel either in Windows 7 or 8. There were already rumours that MS and Asus are working together to port this mini Windows 7 version on ASUS EEE.

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