The Register: Microsoft Year 2000 fails to impressJan 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..."