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The Register: Microsoft Year 2000 fails to impress

Jan 01, 2000, 21:59 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pete Sherriff)

"Despite a development spend of well over $3Bn and an intensive, five-year marketing campaign; MSY2K has failed to live up to expectations.

"The feature list for the new product included aircraft falling from the sky, worldwide thermonuclear war, unfeasibly large gas bills and a return to a feudal society."

"There are always problems with the first release of a major new product, said a Microsoft spin paramedic. "We confidently expect a full feature set in the next release..."

"Once again we see a Microsoft product rushed to market to meet its launch deadline," said a Sun spokesman who requested anonymity... This is a vindication of what we have been saying all along," said several thousand Linux supporters..."

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