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Re: [News] Microsoft Dares to Appel EU Antitrust Ruling

Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> __/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Wednesday 04 October 2006 10:21 \__
>> On 2006-10-03, B Gruff <bbgruff@xxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>>> I wonder what would happen if the E.U. were to say, "We've had enough. 
>>> You can sell Vista here, but before you sell even a single copy, you show
>>> us
>>> that it complies".  I reckon the boot would be on the other foot, and we'd
>>> see how amazingly quickly MS can do these things.....
>> I think what we'd see, against all odds, is an already shoddy product
>> made worse. Or another 2 year delay in releasing it throughout the
>> world, and _then_ a product worse than the current alphas people are
>> trying.
> The product will not be stable (not even with long delays) unless it's
> returned for the coders to call off the feature freeze and begin that
> muchly-needed re-write of 60% of the code. You can employ 1,000 builders to
> patch a 100-year-old building, but that will never make the building as
> stable as a new one. Demolishment is pending. Anything else is a route to
> disaster.

And yet all the reviews of the latest build disagree with you.

Hmm : who to believe?

KDE == (see GayDE) Kool Desktop Environment - Make X Window look like winbloze...
What a fucking great idea!  The developers of this have a mental sickness,
please avoid this product -> see GNOME.
		-- Jakes on #Debian

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