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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RE[5]: Nice
by Kroc on Tue 14th Oct 2008 15:45 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Nice"
Kroc
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2005-11-10

Microsoft showed a lot, and promised a lot for Vista (then Longhorn) in 2003 - but then failed to deliver anything even approaching that.

I'm asking they SHOW what they're actually doing (instead of just talking about the problems and avoiding the answers), and then DELIVER it. Like every other OS. The early Tiger demos (CoreImage/Video) were every bit as impressive as Longhorn, but Apple actually delivered it.

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RE[6]: Nice
by Adam S on Tue 14th Oct 2008 16:21 in reply to "RE[5]: Nice"
Adam S Member since:
2005-04-01

As Microsoft has promised they will do... at PDC.

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