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Re: [News] [Rival] People So Furious Over Vista That Rusty XP Lives for 10 Years

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____/ Kelsey Bjarnason on Thursday 09 April 2009 16:36 : \____

> [snips]
> On Sun, 05 Apr 2009 12:12:45 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Despite valiant efforts to push its Windows licensees to adopt Vista
>> and the | forthcoming Windows 7, Microsoft has one again agreed to
>> extend the option of | selling Windows XP for use on new PCs for another
>> year, through April 30, | 2010.
>> `----
> Maybe it's just me, but is Microsoft not exactly showing a stellar level
> of commitment to their new OSen?
> "Here's Vista.  Or Seven.  And here's how you replace it with the stuff
> we were selling 8 years ago."
> Doesn't sound like they have a hell of a lot of faith in their own
> products.  If they don't, why should we?

They seem to be ashamed of their recent products. Wait until they strap the
DRM 'armor' atop Vista7. New pig, new number.

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