Seven things Windows 7 can learn from LinuxAug 19, 2009, 13:02 (2 Talkback[s])
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"1. More frequent release cycles. As I've already explained, Microsoft's worst enemy has been its very long release cycles. Linux distributors, on the other hand, have the opposite problem – too frequent release cycles. But what would a consumer be more interested in, an operating system that's eight years old (Windows XP) or one that's updated every year or even six months? Fresh product releases means fresh marketing and Microsoft knows this. From Windows 7 on it's bye, bye many-year release cycles and hello two year cycles at the most.
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