Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Dec 2008 19:54 UTC
Windows Coming January, Windows 7 will make its big debut in the form of the first public beta release. However, just as with any other pre-final Windows build, it has already been leaked onto various torrent websites, and Paul Thurrot, everyone's favourite Microsoft zealot ["...hopefully Web site owners will get serious about getting ready for the next IE and correct these issues." Wait, what?], has written a review of this new beta. He concludes: "In use, Windows 7 is fairly unexceptional in the sense that, yes, it has some nice improvements over Windows Vista, but, no, none of them are particularly major changes. In this sense, Windows 7 is much like your typical Microsoft Office release, a nicely tweaked version of the previous release. (Cue the obvious Steven Sinofsky anecdote here, I guess.) That said, Windows Vista is clearly in need of a spit-shine, not to mention a public execution, and Windows 7 will provide Microsoft with a way to do both."
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RE[6]: This is is a killer
by sbergman27 on Tue 30th Dec 2008 14:55 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: This is is a killer"
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What I was trying to get at was the fact that his argument can't hold up because the browser market is very close between FF and IE,

But the browser market is not "very close" between IE and FF. The domain's statistics would be about as favorable to FF as any domain on the net, except for maybe And IE still wins there. I hate that fact. But it is true. And denying the truth does not help us.

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