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Re: Vista is trusted and proven!

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____/ Nigel Feltham on Friday 19 Feb 2010 01:04 : \____

> AZ Nomad wrote:
>> On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 20:39:34 +0000, Roy Schestowitz
>> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> ...
>>>VistA is said to be "sabotaged" by some proprietary software competitors.
>> Never acribe to malice that which can be explained by ignorance and
>> stupidity.
> Why should anyone be surprised MS stole the name for their product from
> another - afterall they nicked the name XP from a 1980's PSION Organizer
> product :-
> http://www.bioeddie.co.uk/models/psion-ll-organiser-xp.htm

I was referring to the fact that key developers of VistA were snatched by rivals
(or so say some people who are close to the project).

There's also some Mono infection there, IIRC. Maybe it was just an unsuccessful attempt,
but I received some e-mails about it.

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