Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 22:23 UTC
Windows "Windows 7 might be a massive commercial success and an undeniably rock solid piece of software, but Microsoft is apparently unwilling to rest on those soft and cozy laurels. Asked about the riskiest product bet the Redmond crew is currently developing, its fearless leader Steve Ballmer took no time in answering 'the next release of Windows'." Also of note in this same video interview thing: Ballmer states that Silverlight is now pretty much strictly a client, non-cross platform thing, while explicitly stating that when it comes to doing something universal, "the world's gone HTML5".
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RE[2]: Risky?
by jtfolden on Sun 24th Oct 2010 21:12 UTC in reply to "RE: Risky?"
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Windows Vista was to Windows what Mac OS X 10.0 was to Mac OS X - a starting point upon which better things could be built.

LOL While Vista may have had quite a few "improvements" it was nowhere near the jump as seen from Mac OS 9.x to Mac OS X (or Win9X to XP).

Indeed, it was a half-baked mess. It took Windows 7 to really nail it down as something usable.

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