Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Jan 2007 23:34 UTC
Windows As part of his keynote address on Sunday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, Gates showed off Windows Home Server (more info at Ars) - a consumer device to serve as a central storage place for digital photos, music and other media. The first products are due out later this year from HP and others. The goal is to get devices that can cost less than USD 500. In the first of a two-part interview, Microsoft's chairman talks about why the average person wants a server, why they won't need a degree in computer science to run it and what hurdles remain before consumers reach the true digital home.
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RE[5]: It's a good idea...
by Rayz on Tue 9th Jan 2007 10:50 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: It's a good idea..."
Rayz
Member since:
2006-06-24

Using the APis is less than half the story; FOSS still has to come up with an easy to use system that covers the same functionality.

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RE[6]: It's a good idea...
by archiesteel on Tue 9th Jan 2007 14:34 in reply to "RE[5]: It's a good idea..."
archiesteel Member since:
2005-07-02

We're talking about a server here. All you need is a good web interface. As far as functionality goes, it's not rocket science. Please provide some actual arguments to support your unbridled enthusiasm for all things MS.

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RE[7]: It's a good idea...
by Rayz on Tue 9th Jan 2007 19:51 in reply to "RE[5]: It's a good idea..."
Rayz Member since:
2006-06-24

Please provide some actual arguments to support your unbridled enthusiasm for all things MS.

Dear oh dear ...

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RE[8]: It's a good idea...
by archiesteel on Tue 9th Jan 2007 21:23 in reply to "RE[7]: It's a good idea..."
archiesteel Member since:
2005-07-02

So, in other words, you *dont* have any arguments to support the actual statement?

Dear oh dear, indeed.

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