Linked by David Adams on Tue 29th Jun 2010 17:39 UTC, submitted by waid0004
Windows An Italian Windows site called "Windowsette" has published some purported secret Microsoft documents outlining some design and strategy plans for Windows 8. The Microsoft Kitchen blog has provided some analysis of the documents. The documents appear genuine, and there's lots of interesting information there.
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Big Surprise?
by UltraZelda64 on Wed 30th Jun 2010 03:53 UTC
UltraZelda64
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2006-12-05

"In a big surprise, Microsoft is looking to Apple for inspiration, and these documents contain high praise for Apple's "virtuous cycle" of UI quality and user productivity."

I find it hard to see Microsoft's copying of Apple as a "big surprise," especially considering they've they've been doing it non-stop starting with Vista...

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RE: Big Surprise?
by ebasconp on Wed 30th Jun 2010 15:27 in reply to "Big Surprise?"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

"In a big surprise, Microsoft is looking to Apple for inspiration, and these documents contain high praise for Apple's "virtuous cycle" of UI quality and user productivity."


Actually the author forgot the <Sarcasm> and </Sarcasm> tags containing such text ;)

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