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Author: Philipo Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 157015  
Subject: Re: Microsoft's Ballmer: Windows 7 is nearly fin Date: 1/9/2009 3:24 PM
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"The debate over the evolution of operating systems for consumer and business desktops is pretty much a non-issue these days. Lepoard to Snow Lepoard, Vista to Windows 7." <snip>

Except Lepoard isn't considered a failure either in terms of delivery promptness or reception by users & maintaining or growing market share.....unlike Vista.

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"Windows XP SP2/SP3 is probably the best consumer/commercial desktop OS Microsoft has come out with to date. It was an evolution of W2K which was an evolution of NT4 with some Windows 95 sprinkled in for legacy issues (and that damn Registry)."

This is why much IMO rides on Win7 earning some respect (in many regards but generally to be the so called cash cow that give the most milk for the dollar spent).
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