Vienna slated for 2009 release.

Discussion in 'polls' started by ThunderZ, Feb 10, 2007.

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Who is ready to jump on the Vienna bandwagon?

Poll closed Feb 13, 2007.
  1. Me, me, can not wait.

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    21.1%
  2. Not until SP1 or later.

    5 vote(s)
    26.3%
  3. Linux or other OS here I come.

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  1. ThunderZ

    ThunderZ Registered Member

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    MS has slated Vienna for 2009 release. Who is going to be in line?
     
  2. ASpace

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    Ha ! :blink:

    They are gonna kill me ...
     
  3. TairikuOkami

    TairikuOkami Registered Member

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    Well, it seems, that it is true, MS will release a new Windows every 2-3 years. So it is not a good idead to wait too long to move to new Windows or there will be no time to settle in. [​IMG]
     
  4. ASpace

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    Where have you read that ? From your post it seems it will be plans .
    Win XP is from 2001-2007 (6 years) ...

    Nobody have the money and the efforts to change Windows every 3 years .
     
  5. TairikuOkami

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    I have read, that MS manager told, that Vista is the last Windows, which has been rewritten from the scratch, because in the 6 years period, they earn almost no money from Windows.
    Exactly, it would be a nonsense, especially, if it would cost as much as Vista. According to this article, XP was postponed due to worms, but then I guess, that Vienna wil not be out till 2012.
     
  6. ASpace

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    While reading your answer , Tom , I remembered I have also read something like that . May be this means that every new Windows will be like a Service Pack for the previous one :D
     
  7. ThunderZ

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    Some other articles I have read say it was Vista that was delayed due to working on security fixes for XP. Is this what you meant?
    From MS`s point of view is it really crazy to come out with a new OS every 3 years? Car manufacturers come out with 100`s of new models every year. Some people I have met buy a new car every 2 to 3 years. Sure wish I had their money. :'(
     
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    but doesnt that mean none of them will be made properly and lots of bugs?
    cmon vista took 6years to make and still has tons of bugs lol
    lodore
     
  9. Long View

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    I don't see why the company that turned 95 into ME and then 2000 into XP won't be tempted to turn Vista into Vienna - just add a bit of bloat here and change a few things there then change the name and out pops a new OS
     
  10. ThunderZ

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    Sources are saying "Vienna" will be all Vista was supposed to be but is not. Something to remember, Vienna has been in the works for a long time. Since before Vista was started. That is one of the reasons many compare it to ME. Stating that it was pushed to release to keep MS in the public eye and earn some $$$$. Vienna is supposed to be the "real" big change for MS OS`s. New file system, not NTFS, as well as a bunch of other stuff. Probably as close to a total rewrite of the OS as it will ever get.
     
  11. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    For example, Vienna will include the vapourware WinFS filesystem :rolleyes:
    Another piece of FUD from Microsoft :rolleyes:
     
  12. lodore

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    why cant they make it more like linux so if you want to finish installing software you just have to restart explorer rather than the whole pc
    lodore
     
  13. Mrkvonic

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    Hello,
    XP support till 2014... hmmm...
    Then, superb Linuxes all over the place.
    Vista might stabilize around 2009, like XP did with SP2 after some 2-3 years out.
    And then, start all over again, new proprietary bulloonies and such. Sounds delicious. Recipe to healthy budget and wise computer management.
    Mrk
     
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    im just starting to settle with Vista but i do welcome a new Windows.
     
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    Vista's just out and here they are talking about Vienna? What are they hurrying for?
     
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    $$$$$$ :D And, IMO, possibly another reason. I will say no more about the second reason. :rolleyes:
     
  17. ASpace

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    Where did you read that ? Microsoft site says support for XP 12 months after the last SP is released . They plan to release only SP3 for WinXP and finish with it ... which means support for XP until ~2009 .
     
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  18. TairikuOkami

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    Announcement: Win XP Home & WinXP Media Center till 2009 and XP Pro till 2014 (business).
     
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    As I use Xp Pro on all my machines and have no security concerns it is even more likely that I will not be rushing into Vista, Vienna or Venus.
    I would really like to try Linux but without out of the box support for the programs I need for my work it isn't really an option.
     
  20. eyes-open

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    As I read the information - XP Home & XP Media Center Edition have now received the same deal as XP Professional.

    Until 2009 they all have Mainstream support

    Until 2014 they all have Extended support

    Check out this link to compare Lifecycle Information for Windows Client Products: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifeselectwin
     
  21. malformed

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    ROTF At least we won't be holding our breath. ;)

    @ ThunderZ - Reason #2 - More DRM controls, ensuring Redmond has complete total control of a users system. :p

    For a rather enlightening read see this PDF - http://www.iowaconsumercase.org/010807/PLEX_7264.pdf - of an email from Jim Allchin to Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer also FWD to Eric Rudder. The email contents are public record, attained through the class action suit [Comes et al. v. Microsoft]. The body of documents can be viewed at http://iowaconsumercase.org/lc-5.html - Enjoy :)
     
  22. ThunderZ

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    MS and who else? Do not forget, the NSA :cool: has had a hand in things since Win98. :ninja: >TZ tightening down his tin foil hat< lol
     
  23. bigc73542

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    they haven't even got the bugs out of this one yet. I sure wouldn't jump right into a new nest of bugs like Vienna which is still mostly still in the planning stages
    :blink:
     
  24. ThunderZ

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    I still have not even made the jump to XP on my main tower. :oops: Sure not in any hurry to move on to Vista.......or beyond. :p
     
  25. TonyW

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    Some would argue it maybe better to work on existing software instead of releasing a new architecture every 3 years or so as is being hinted at here.

    I haven't even made the leap to Vista let alone thinking about Vienna.
     
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