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[News] Microsoft Already Works on XP SP4 (AKA Vista SP1)

Microsoft puts the post-Vista wheels in motion

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| Windows Vista is not fully baked, but that doesn't mean senior management
| isn't already thinking about "Vista+1" as they like to call the next
| Windows client release...


This name may be an implication that Vista is not satisfactory [1], as judged
by Microsoft's own eyes. What surprises me is that they still neglect
Singularity and ignore the need to rewrite [2,3]. Below are some very
relevant (and recent) articles.

[1] Vista still not ready for prime time (published yesterday)

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| The overall quality of this $399 Windows Vista Ultimate edition
| isn't deserving of final-release-candidate status, says CNET's Robert
| Vamosi. Expect to see at least one more interim build or perhaps even
| another release candidate soon. 



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| "Up to 60% of the code in the new consumer version of Microsoft new Vista
| operating system is set to be rewritten as the Company 'scrambles' to fix
| internal problems a Microsoft insider has confirmed to SHN... Microsoft has
| also admitted that it has major problems in it's Windows division and has
| has immediately initiated a total restructure of the division..."


[3] In Depth: The Next Windows After Vista Will Demand Radical Rethinking

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