Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Jun 2011 14:42 UTC, submitted by vivainio
Windows "Early milestone builds of Windows 8 have leaked onto the Internet, and considerable effort has been put into figuring out how they work. Though officially tight-lipped, snippets of information have escaped Redmond's walls. So far, it appears that Windows 8 development doesn't just look not bad - there are signs that it will actually resolve many long-standing annoyances with writing Windows software. If Microsoft can pull off everything it's hoping to achieve with the platform, Windows 8 will be as important and radical a release as Windows Longhorn was going to be." Fantastic article by Ars' Peter Bright. His stance on H264 and WebM may boil my blood at times, but this is a good piece of writing. Highly recommended.
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I wish them luck
by poundsmack on Fri 24th Jun 2011 16:52 UTC
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I really hope they work to get this right and don't rush it. Windows 7 is awesome and we can use it for a long long time. I hope MS takes their time with Windows 8 and doesn't shove it out the door and shelve the really desirable features this time around.

Edited 2011-06-24 16:53 UTC

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