But some sources describe the OS as being componentized, Internet-centric and
designed for cloud computing. The project is separate from the Windows 7 effort,
which is based on the Vista code-base.
There was a time before Windows at Microsoft and, theoretically, there could
be a time after Windows. After all, who would have thought the enforcers of
Microsoft's "strategy tax" would ever have allowed the half-step of
Server Core, with its command line rather than Windows GUI, to get off the drawing
Windows uber-enforcer Jim Allchin has retired, and Bill Gates is down to one-day
a week. One reason to take this seriously: It's reportedly under the supervision
of Eric Rudder, a heavy hitter within Microsoft.
Still, Windows is the franchise, and the details are all pretty fuzzy at this
point. What do you think? Could Microsoft ever move beyond Windows? Let me know
at [email protected].
Posted by Scott Bekker on July 31, 2008 at 11:58 AM
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