What Really Happened with Vista: An Insider’s Retrospective


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I enjoyed reading Terry Crowley’s thoughtful blog (What Really Happened with Vista).
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It was a tradition for Windows team members to sign a poster (in this case an image of the DVD) upon release of a version of Windows. By the time the release…
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5 days ago by jordanmerrick
It was a tradition for Windows team members to sign a poster (in this case an image of the DVD) upon release of a version of Windows. By the time the release…
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5 days ago by arubdesu
Given that each team was busy pushing their own agenda and features into the release, they often skimped on integration with other components, user interface, end to end testing, and ugly and tedious issues such as upgrade, leaving these thorny issues for the endgame. That, in turn, meant some teams quickly became bottlenecks as everyone jockeyed for their help in finishing their UI or upgrade testing at the last minute.
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hy they needed to use approved APIs going forward, that we would no longer support their legacy apps with deep hooks in the Windows kernel — the same ones that hackers were using to attack consumer systems. Our “friends”, the antivirus vendors, turned around and sued us, claiming we were blocking their livelihood and abusing our monopoly power! With friends like that, who needs enemies? They just wanted their old solutions to keep working even if that meant reducing the security of our mutual customer — the very thing they were supposed to be improving
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7 days ago by janpeuker
It was a tradition for Windows team members to sign a poster (in this case an image of the DVD) upon release of a version of Windows. By the time the release…
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8 days ago by dshack
It was a tradition for Windows team members to sign a poster (in this case an image of the DVD) upon release of a version of Windows. By the time the release…
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8 days ago by kohlmannj
What Really Happened with Vista: An Insider’s Retrospective
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8 days ago by tonyatmatc
It was a tradition for Windows team members to sign a poster (in this case an image of the DVD) upon release of a version of Windows. By the time the release…
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8 days ago by jrheard
RT : Illuminating quote from article
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8 days ago by briantrice
It was a tradition for Windows team members to sign a poster (in this case an image of the DVD) upon release of a version of Windows. By the time the release…
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8 days ago by zsoltika
I enjoyed reading Terry Crowley’s thoughtful blog (What Really Happened with Vista). via Pocket
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8 days ago by Werderbach