__/ [ Linønut ] on Friday 24 March 2006 15:10 \__
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Grug belched out this bit o' wisdom:
>> Linønutlinønut@xxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> You claim MS started over. Apparently not.
>> That makes no sense...
>> Vista has some completely new components, and a lot of older stuff just
>> isn't in there anymore.
>> They almost started over from scratch on some major parts of the OS.
>> They rewrote some major portions as well (some I mentioned above).
>> At one point (a long time ago), MS simply restarted the effort on a
>> Windows Server 2003 kernel.
>> So if you don't want to say that's starting over, that's ok with me.
>> But that certainly doesn't change anything.
> I take back what I said, in light of Roy's posted rumor about the
> consumer edition of Vista now getting a 60% rewrite (ROTFL).
> Can you say "Weibel curve"?
The 60% rewrite (if true) might be the goal or the very prescribed
requirement. It doesn't mean it will make it on time, let alone be included
in the Vista trunk.
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