Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jul 2012 02:01 UTC
Microsoft "Analyzing one of American corporate history's greatest mysteries - the lost decade of Microsoft - two-time George Polk Award winner (and V.F.'s newest contributing editor) Kurt Eichenwald traces the 'astonishingly foolish management decisions' at the company that 'could serve as a business-school case study on the pitfalls of success'."
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RE[2]: It is a shame
by ThomasFuhringer on Mon 9th Jul 2012 15:04 UTC in reply to "RE: It is a shame"
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They had a lot of managed code in Vista which they ripped out in the next version because it turned out to be not so good an idea...
Ever tried to do a real application in WPF? Where are those great WPF applications after all those years?
They lost 10 years in replacing MFC with something better.

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