Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Jul 2005 19:27 UTC
Windows With the announcement of Longhorn's official name, Microsoft has left many users asking: why Windows Vista? Company representatives told BetaNews that Microsoft felt the new version of Windows "deserved a name that was more representative of what it specifically brings to customers."
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RE: How about ...
by Tuishimi on Sun 24th Jul 2005 10:45 UTC in reply to "How about ..."
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No, I think he meant it to be "Desktop". He was suggesting changing the original from "Microsoft Disk Operating System" to "Microsoft Desktop Operating System" so they could reuse the old acronym "MS-DOS".

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