Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Nov 2008 22:55 UTC
Editorial Yesterday, a story made its rounds across the internet. It was picked up by many large news websites, and I'm sure it will be quoted by people until eternity. It was published by a large website, looked all fancy, it had multiple pages - it looked like it was really something. However, anyone with even the remotest bit of knowledge knows that the article was a collection of complete and utter bogus.
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Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

But all the time you avoid the hart of the matter: that according to the author (and I agree with him), there is a substantial gap between what windows 7 is marketed to be (Vista, but lean and mean) and what it is (Vista, with a few tweaks).


Except... Windows 7 was never marketed as lean and mean. You're just making that up.

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stln Member since:
2008-11-13

Well.. with the risk of being flagged as a troller...
I just surfed to MS website and typed in "windows 7".
The first paragraph goes like this:

"what is Windows 7?

It's the next version of Windows for PCs, and it's the result of working hand-in-hand with our partners and with people who use Windows in the real world every day. We're paying particular attention to the things they're telling us are important to them and will make their PCs work the way they want them to—things like enhanced reliability, responsiveness, and faster boot and shut-down. We're also trying to make their everyday tasks easier, like connecting and syncing devices, browsing the web, and managing a home network. "

I read two important items they will work on: reliability and performance. Connectivity is also an important concern.

If you read it differently then you really are ready to join the Microsoft promotion team (I'm not the first to say this in this thread by the way).

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

reliability and performance.


Where do you see the word performance in there?

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