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OSNews: What if Microsoft Gave Away Vista?

Sep 20, 2005, 00:15 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Scheinberg)

"Microsoft is the sworn enemy of geeks internet wide. Though there are many Windows supporters out there, there are plenty who hate Microsoft. Microsoft, last week at the PDC, announced some pretty impressive initiatives. Love them or hate them, they are taking some big risks with a new user interface for Microsoft Office, changing the core of their web server, IIS, in very large ways to mimic many of the strengths of Apache, embracing open XML via RSS, moving data from the registry to the file system in Windows Mail, and even converting their default Office document format to an 'open' XML-based format similar to OpenDocument format (OASIS), which OpenOffice.org uses..."

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