Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jun 2008 04:58 UTC, submitted by google_ninja
Windows We already know some of the directions Windows 7 will be exploring: a system-wide multitouch user interface framework, a focus on performance, all while building on top of the groundwork Windows Vista has laid out. While off-hand remarks have been made concerning the operating system's release date, it appears Microsoft now formalised the release date of Windows 7.
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RE[2]: Lacking direction
by kaiwai on Thu 26th Jun 2008 01:13 UTC in reply to "RE: Lacking direction"
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Wrong. Not everyone wants to buy all new software when the old software works, and quite well at that.

If MSFT "throws" stuff out, Like EAX and Direct Sound 3d/2d, everyone just gets pissed.

Ah yes typical hyperbole of 'everyone just ges pissed' - who is this 'everyone'? when I look through the complaints; sure, people are pissed off about an application not working, but the number one complain *I* have seen from people is the crap performance then followed by crap hardware support and the lack of delivery of all the promises that were hyped up for 5 years!

There is a fine line between supporting software that is 3 years old (from 2005) and expecting Microsoft so support applications from Windows 3.1 as some people expect.

Oh, and I always love when people ćompare' Windows with wine - it exposes the individuals complete lack of understanding of software development - it truly does. Unless you have a clue in that area, please, don't voice your opinion - its frustrating having to read such nonsense.

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