__/ [ Mark Dodel ] on Thursday 23 March 2006 18:08 \__
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006 16:02:48 UTC, Mark Kent <mark.kent@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> -> begin oe_protect.scr
> -> Linønut <linønut@xxxxxxxx> espoused:
> -> > After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
> wisdom: -> >
> -> >> ,----[ Quote ]
> -> >> | The new version of Microsoft Windows, called Vista, has slipped
> again. -> >> | It was originally going to ship in 2003. Then 2005. Then
> 2006. Now in -> >> | early 2007. I'm not surprised, having seen a demo of
> Microsoft's new -> >> | programs at an "event" for tech buyers in New York
> last week. -> >> `----
> -> >>
> -> >>
> -> Having read this extremely damning article, in forbes, of all things, I
> -> wonder if Vista is going to be a bit of a disaster. Clearly Forbes do
> -> not see anything of value in it. Certainly I absolutely do not want,
> -> under any circumstances, to talk via my cellphone to an /outlook/ server
> -> for any reason at all - the best innovation $employer could make would
> -> be to move my mail onto a proper server, so I could use a proper mail
> -> client.
> -> On a slightly different note, this is the first truly damning article
> -> from a mainstream business press publication I've seen, I wonder if this
> -> will be the first of many. It would appear that businesses are waiting
> -> see what everyone else is going to do on the 'open source' front, but
> -> it would also appear that IBM, Novell/Suse, Red Hat, Sun, HP and co are
> -> all waiting in the wings to manage a new computing offering should any
> -> business want one.
> Perhaps Novell or RH could get Arnold do a commercial: "Hasta la
> vista, Vista"?
No, no. It's "I'll be fscked (sic)".
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