Linked by Adam S on Tue 16th Aug 2005 15:54 UTC
Windows O'Reilly's DevCenter is featuring an in-depth look at Windows Vista Beta 1. Their conclusion? "Surprisingly, this build of Windows Vista is pretty stable, and the performance is quite good."
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XP is a OS X rip-off
by on Tue 16th Aug 2005 18:56 UTC

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"Linux has failed on the desktop."

May be true. But Windows is a faliure everywhere else.

Really guys, the thing that ticks me off more than anything else, is that Vista is a total rip-off of OSX! Hey now, I'm no Apple fan. Linux is still my OS of choice. However, I use WinXP once in a while, and OSX at work.

About a week ago I had a chance to use a machine running Vista. The load times were about the same as Windows XP, and over all it seemed to be an attempt at making somthing that could compare to OSX. The problem is, I don't think they could even reach that goal. Now with the OpenGL junk they just announced, I'm hoping Vista is a flop. I think it might just be...

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RE: XP is a OS X rip-off
by Terracotta on Tue 16th Aug 2005 19:33 in reply to "XP is a OS X rip-off"
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2005-08-15

It won't be a flop, since all oems are gonna install vista the moment it ships.

I hope they keep on installing xp instead of vista though, but the chances are slim.

It looks nice (to me it now looks as the most beautifull desktop around, os X is not beauty in my eyes), but I don't get it with the search stuff. Is it easy? probably, but how can you manage all files you have? when you don't know where they are, you don't even know what file you have on your system, cause you only find the files you're looking for. A pc is not the internet, finding files is necessary, but managing folders will always be top-priority. I'm not interested in having my system full of junk I don't want on my pc. But than again, I'm a linux fan for something :-). I like a clean pc, not a pigstable.

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