Linked by Adam S on Tue 14th Oct 2008 12:30 UTC
Windows According to the official Windows Vista Blog, Microsoft has decided that, in order to keep things simple, the OS code-named "Windows 7" will officially be called "Windows 7." Sayeth the poster: "since we began development of the next version of the Windows client operating system we have been referring to it by a codename, "Windows 7." But now is a good time to announce that we've decided to officially call the next version of Windows, "Windows 7."" Of course, this introduces a major issue - if the version number of Windows 7 is, in fact, 6.1 or 6.2, as many expect, how can you call it Windows 7? And if the kernel version is updated to version 7, how many apps and drivers might fail due to poor version checking? I'm sure the upcoming PDC and WinHEC events will shed some light on this.
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by poundsmack on Tue 14th Oct 2008 15:04 UTC
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I know i am going ot walk into a local best buy and see the sales people pushing OSX on noob computer users and citing this as their reasoning, "well the new version of windows is called windows 7. Windows 7 is good and all but apple is on OSX, and thats 3 higher so you know its better." *purchase*

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