Can someone explain Microsoft Longhorn to me?

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  1. VicenteFox

    VicenteFox Does your mother still hang out at dockside bars?

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    Ok i read an article and i couldn't exactly figure out what it is. This new OS will not be compatible with anything window's :wtf: and it will drop filename systems for a sql based data system? i don't get it :wtc:
     
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    Kelvin96GSR OEM>YOU

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    don't worry, they are back to the drawing board for now.
     
  4. VicenteFox

    VicenteFox Does your mother still hang out at dockside bars?

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    Cliffnotes: It doesn't make sense, and if it were true, we are all fucked if mcrosoft has their way.
     
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    link to that article? I'm not aware of anything like this... and I work there.
     
  6. Maverick

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    It forces anyone who wants to use old software but still get updates for ~2 years to buy Windows XP. 95's support is gone and 98 and ME's updates are discontinued in the next year. Windows XP will continue to get update until ~2006. So basically anyone who is smart will "upgrade" to XP.
     
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    VicenteFox Does your mother still hang out at dockside bars?

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    VicenteFox Does your mother still hang out at dockside bars?

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    There have been longhorn leaks out for a long time, and as of the current build, it's just as compatible with things as WinXP. Whoever wrote that article is a fuckstick.
    They're off on the 2004 slipping to 2005 as well. It's been 2005 for quite some time, and is now slipping to 2006.
     
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    :werd:

    No backwards compatibility would be a death blow to Microsoft.
     
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    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    honestly, do you think microsoft would be stupid enough to release something that was not backwards-compatible with previous software? they have never done this... i can still run dos and windows 3.1 programs on my xp pro
     
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    If that were true, it would garuntee my next computer is a Mac,
     
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    VicenteFox Does your mother still hang out at dockside bars?

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    ok, so what is longhorn then? the succesor to XP that is designed to run on 3 ghz computers?
     
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    Windows 2006

    :o
     
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    Fuck that.
    XP > *.windows

    And thay can't force users to use their software.

    IBlawsuits
     
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    I think the minimum they're targeting is 700 Mhz, but you'll need something faster to enable all the visual effects.
     
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    :werd: They've always been good with backwards compatibility. I'm not saying there were never problems, but they were fixed in time.
    And the idea of them making everything they've built up in Windows obsolete is pretty stupid.

    I'd say Microsoft would have more chance of releasing a Linux distro than a non-backwards compatible OS.
     
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    It looks like MS is copying Mac and their OS X...
     
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    Damn... that's got to be one of the stupidest articles I've read in a long time... First, it's so blatantly anti MS that you might as well be reading Rush Limbaugh's review of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy..

    Then you have to give MS a little more credit than to think they'd actually put out an OS that won't work with ANY software that's out today... That's just plain stupid...
     
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    you can still run non-osx native apps on os x...
     
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    In any case, it's further proof that anything having to do with the Longhorns is :greddy: and fucked up


    :fawk:
     
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    Object database? WTF?!
     

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