What Really Happened with Vista: An Insider’s Retrospective


39 bookmarks. First posted by Werderbach january 2018.


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9 weeks ago by jiahaog
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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11 weeks ago by bferg
RT : Ah, antivirus products.
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12 weeks ago by micktwomey
RT : Ah, antivirus products.
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12 weeks ago by rtanglao
[Author’s Note: Originally published here, this blog has recently been getting a lot of hits as it was referenced in my recent blog on dogfooding so I decided to republish it on Medium in slightly…
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12 weeks ago by ehayes
“An organization, sooner or later, ships its org chart as its product ...”
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12 weeks ago by pfleidi
[Author’s Note: Originally published here, this blog has recently been getting a lot of hits as it was referenced in my recent blog on dogfooding so I decided to republish it on Medium in slightly…
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12 weeks ago by gilberto5757
I enjoyed reading Terry Crowley’s thoughtful blog (What Really Happened with Vista).
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january 2018 by matus.tomlein
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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january 2018 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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january 2018 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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january 2018 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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january 2018 by kohlmannj
What Really Happened with Vista: An Insider’s Retrospective
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january 2018 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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january 2018 by jrheard
RT : Illuminating quote from article
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january 2018 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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january 2018 by zsoltika
I enjoyed reading Terry Crowley’s thoughtful blog (What Really Happened with Vista). via Pocket
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january 2018 by Werderbach