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OSNews: Editorial: The Advent of Longhorn and OSS Considerations

Apr 21, 2004, 01:45 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Crosby)

"Longhorn's arrival will indeed be monumental, as their research teams are finally producing something worthwhile. The OSS world has much to do in preparation for this release; this version of Microsoft's OS will not simply offer trivial UI 'enhancements' that appeal to users, as it has done in the past--they are really targeting both users and developers very forcefully this time around.

"I interned there last summer and got to see and use Longhorn, and saw the beta-Longhorn technologies (including the amazing Avalon, as well as a super alpha XAML (pronounced 'zamel' implementation). The developers were excited, as they should be..."

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