|Hasta La Vista |
Bugs flying into Windows OS
1. BugzillaSoftware bugs are swarming this spring.
Microsoft ( MSFT) stunned techies Tuesday by
Microsoft has long promised that
Vista was once named Longhorn and was slated for a 2004 developer release, but Microsoft changed the name in an apparent bid to make the software more marketable. Meanwhile, Vista's huge complexity still has software engineers toiling over what Microsoft quaintly describes as quality issues. "Product quality and a great out-of-box experience have been two of our key drivers for Windows Vista, and we are on track to deliver on both," says Jim Allchin, co-president for the Platforms & Services Division at Microsoft. "We strongly support Microsoft's decision to prioritize quality in determining the schedule for Windows Vista," adds Todd Bradley, executive vice president of the Personal Systems Group at Hewlett Packard ( HPQ). The dark development at Vista came just hours after Microsoft