"Microsoft's announcement last week touting a first version of
its Millennium operating system was a bit premature... the beta
version has not yet been shipped to testers."
"Delays in software development are fairly routine, and for
Microsoft this is hardly new territory. Windows 2000, the corporate
OS that is expected to debut at the Comdex trade show in November,
has been pushed back repeatedly. Windows 98, the consumer operating
system Millennium is designed to replace, was also delayed.
Microsoft's popular Office 2000 software suite was delayed several
"Millennium is the company's final release in its Windows 98
trilogy, which includes the original Windows 98 as well as
Windows 98, Second Edition. After Millennium, which is due late
next year in its final form, Microsoft will shift its next consumer
operating system to the Windows 2000 code base, which is considered
more stable than the Windows 98 family of products."
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