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post #41 of 48
And now due for release Jan 2007

Probably so they can steal some more things from OS X

Rob
post #42 of 48
Even though security/stability was the reason given for Vista being delayed until January, 2007, for consumers, but available to businesses in November 2006, I think the real reason is "Joe Consumer". Microsoft sees Apple making a nice chunk of change from selling their wares to the general public and they want a piece of the pie too and here is how it will go down:
1 - release to businesses, start educating them on how to upgrade, deal with issues, technical articles get written, etc.
2 - watch Steve's MWSF2007 keynote speech and take notes
3 - Have a similar event focusing on consumer uses (i.e. give them a reason not to switch to the Mac).

Afterwards the battle will be on:
Vista vs. Leopard
Office2007 vs. iWork (now with spreadsheet & database *fingers crossed*)
FrontPage vs. iWeb
Mail vs. MS Mail (Outlook Express renamed/rewritten?)
iCal vs. MS Calendar
iTunes vs. WMP
iTMS vs. Urge, Napster, etc.
iPod vs. UMPC
etc.
post #43 of 48
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Originally posted by Anders
As stated above Longhorn was a codename. Vista will be the name itis sold under.

Just like the relationship between Puma and Mac OS X 10.1

Yes and certain parts of Longhorn won't be included in Vista as they aren't ready.
post #44 of 48
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Originally posted by mdriftmeyer
Yes and certain parts of Longhorn won't be included in Vista as they aren't ready.

Hmm. That doesn´t really make sense. Longhorn and Vista is two different names for the same: Microsoft next version of Windows. You can say that MS pulled features during the development of Longhorn/Vista. Its not the change of the name that made a difference.
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post #45 of 48
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Originally posted by mdriftmeyer
Yes and certain parts of Longhorn won't be included in Vista as they aren't ready.

Longhorn is the codename of Windows NT 6.0, aka Windows Vista. They are one and the same thing.

Many features that were originally planned have been removed. However, that doesn't mean that "Vista does less than Longhorn". It means that neither Longhorn, nor Vista, as they are, again, the exact same thing, actually ever had those features (finished) to begin with.
post #46 of 48
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Originally posted by Anders
Hmm. That doesn´t really make sense. Longhorn and Vista is two different names for the same: Microsoft next version of Windows. You can say that MS pulled features during the development of Longhorn/Vista. Its not the change of the name that made a difference.

What don't you understand? Longhorn is the code name for post Windows XP which they officially named, Vista.

When it became apparent that WinFS with Spotlight equivalency and more was continuously delaying the project they pulled it and redefined what WinFS was going to provide.

The same was for Avalon and other parts that since the announcement of Vista have redefined their feature sets.

They spent 6 years never meeting their target goals.

They rebranded their target goals, curtailed their overall feature set for developers and repackaged it as Vista.

Either you don't follow the developer blogs for MSDN or you like to give them more slack than is warranted.
post #47 of 48
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Originally posted by Chucker
Longhorn is the codename of Windows NT 6.0, aka Windows Vista. They are one and the same thing.

Many features that were originally planned have been removed. However, that doesn't mean that "Vista does less than Longhorn". It means that neither Longhorn, nor Vista, as they are, again, the exact same thing, actually ever had those features (finished) to begin with.

So you spent more than twice the number of words as I did to say that Vista won't include all the features Longhorn early dev releases included [bugs and all] but justified that Vista never promised to have all those "features."

It's called remarketing of a failed project after the project gets redefined.
post #48 of 48
Tiger is truely great!

Leopard will be supreme!
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