Re: When Longhorn release, Linux got killed.
From: Harold Stevens (wookie_at_deuce.localdomain)
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 00:18:54 -0000
In <8sGdnXsRqP3g7uzfRVnfirstname.lastname@example.org> Tony Lawrence:
> I'm not entirely sure what you are saying..
Another drooling microsmurf, looking for a free Doze clone. They can FOAD.
> No matter what whizbang crapola Longhorn
we have in part:
Microsoft unveiled NGSCB, formerly codenamed Palladium, in 2002, and
published a beta in October 2003. The security technology has since
undergone several changes.
Although initially intended to ship as part of Longhorn, the secure
compartments have now been pulled from the platform and will be
Microsoft has kept quiet about the changes in the program. The company
cancelled a session at WinHEC about technology titled "How to build
NGSCB-enabled systems," replacing it with a session called "How to
build in support for secure startup."
A spokeswoman for Microsoft claimed that the session title was changed
because the new title better reflected the revised content.
Meanwhile, Microsoft has launched a logo program at WinHEC dubbed
"Ready PC," indicating that a system is capable of running Longhorn.
The logo tells users looking to buy a computer prior to the Longhorn
launch whether a new system is able to switch to the upcoming
Isn't that just precious?
M$: if they weren't a nest of vipers, they'd be hilarious.
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