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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yay
by djames on Tue 14th Oct 2008 20:32 UTC
djames
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2006-04-18

This is fantastic news. I'm so overwhelmed with joy about the new name of Windows, I told my wife not to cook dinner tonight and order pizza.

I am also excited about the 7 different versions of Windows 7 that's going to come out.

Windows 7 - 3rd World Country Edition
Windows 7 - Basic Edition For Folks Livin' In The Hood
Windows 7 - Basic Edition
Windows 7 - Home Edition
Windows 7 - Professional Edition
Windows 7 - Ultimate Edition
Windows 7 - Enterprise Edition

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