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Re: Microsoft gives up on the progress bar

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____/ Homer on Friday 26 Aug 2011 05:32 : \____

> Decades old joke finally gets a punchline:
> [quote]
> The successor to Windows 7 will combine file download dialogue boxes
> into a single box, you'll be able to stop and pause downloads, and
> rather than trying to estimate how long a download has left to run, the
> new operating system will instead feature a graph that shows the data
> transfer speed, transfer rate trend, and how much data is left to
> transfer.
> Discussing the file changes in a video on the Windows 8 blog here â a
> video that doesn't work in Firefox â Microsoft acknowledged Windows'
> downloads estimates are something of a joke.
> [/quote]
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/25/windows_8_file_changes/

Now Microsoft can finally claim that it did not copy KDE4 /perfectly/. :-)

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