Hasta la "Vista" to Longhorn

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Trombone Bob
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Hasta la "Vista" to Longhorn

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Microsoft announced today that Windows code name longhorn is going to be called Windows Vista
http://money.cnn.com/2005/07/22/technol ... tm?cnn=yes

"Vista"
A distant view or prospect, especially one seen through an opening, as between rows of buildings or trees.

So lets review
Domains are called trees in the MS world
Mutipul domains are called Forests

So one see the vista because of the forest full of trees
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A stupid, stupid name.
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Marc wrote:A stupid, stupid name.
Indeed. They just get worse and worse. I wonder why they stopped naming them after the year. (edit required here: 95 got out in 96, that's why)
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Post by Marc »

Wasn't Windows 95 releases in August 1995? I read an article many years ago saying that MS decided to dicth the year in name system since it would appear to be outdated very early in its product life cycle. For example, Windows 95's name was out of date in 1996...

Just think how much more people would be calling for a serious upgrade of Windows if they had named XP Windows 2001....
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