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Re: Microsoft slams nails in Windows Vista, XP SP2, 2000

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____/ nessuno on Friday 26 Feb 2010 19:33 : \____

> <Quote>
> Microsoft will kill support for its unloved Windows Vista operating
> system a few months ahead of its Windows XP SP2 and Windows 2000
> planned end-of-the-road-for-updates deadline.
> 
> The company said yesterday that a Vista service pack-free OS will no
> longer get MS support after 13 April this year, leaving the flaky
> platform entirely at the mercy of hackers who might wish to exploit
> that code.
> </Quote>
> 
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/02/26/microsoft_vista_xp_2000/
> 
> All Linux distributions also offer support for a limited time, but at
> least you don't have to buy new hardware to upgrade.  Also, among the
> new features of a new version of Linux, one if them is not DRM.   See:
> 
> http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/vista_cost.html

Microsoft laid off many developers because it has financial issues. Now
it can't patch (maintain) its only OS.

Linux does not have such problems.

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