Saturday, August 28, 2004

NEWS FLASH: Microsoft Will Ship Pared Down Longhorn in 2006

NEWS FLASH: Microsoft Will Ship Pared Down Longhorn in 2006 "Obviously, this change marks a major departure for the software giant, which had previously pledged to make Longhorn its most impressive Windows update ever. However, since announcing these early, lofty goals, the software giant has been steadily missing deadlines and restarting Longhorn-related projects. Just this month, for example, the core Windows team gave up on its plan to componentized the Windows Server-based Longhorn source code and literally started over from scratch using the Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) code base. That change alone would have delayed Longhorn for several months had the company tried to continue its original rollout plans."
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