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The Register: Microsoft Year 2000 fails to impress

“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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