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H@mmy
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1/29/2015 | 9:51:31 AM
Spartan
Internet explorer and its variations have always been a pain for web developers. I hope Spartan changes things. I really liked the idea of changing the name and not coming up with another Internet Explorer X version. 
H@mmy
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1/29/2015 | 9:28:21 AM
Re: happy camper
Free upgrade to Win 10, cant wait to more. Its a very smart move by microsoft to expand it user base.On the other hand I would still wait for someone to upgrade before I upgrade myself. I still think upgrading could be risky.
pcharles09
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1/28/2015 | 10:50:28 PM
Re: Time will tell
@asksqn,

I'm usually in the crowd that waits for the *.1 version to be released before I jump in. But I didn't even use Win8. 8.1 is decent minus the Metro UI. It just seems like a little faster Win7 build.

But I've heard a lot of hype about 10, especially since 9 was skipped. So let's hope it packs the punch of 2 release versions in 1!
asksqn
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1/28/2015 | 6:59:14 PM
Time will tell
On the surface, Win10 **seems** like it could be a lot better than the steaming pile of fail known as Windows 8.  Hopefully this will be the case.  
bartholmberg
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1/28/2015 | 5:35:06 PM
Fix 260 character file name length limitation
Windows is the best development environment - bar none.  However MS should fix this one - it's a problem and it is a growing problem.  It seems to me almost willful ignorance by MS at this point.

 

Read some of the frustration this causes to the developers (unfortunately this post doesn't allow links)  - search for "Fix 260 character file name length limitation"

 

Still windows 10 looks decent - like the universal app.  Still they need an answer for very small devices - Current Wince doesn't compete well with linux in that space. 

 
Curt Franklin
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1/28/2015 | 5:24:05 PM
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@mak63, Windows 10 does show some early signs of being the "fully baked" version of Windows 8. I think the most interesting parts of the whole announcement, though, surround all the attention being given to HoloLens and the subscription model. Other factors are getting a little notice, but aspects some would consider peripheral are getting far more attention from the press and social media.

I wonder whether that means that the core Windows functionality is simply taken for granted, or if there are other, more disturbing (from Microsoft's perspective) reasons for the lack of excitement about the main product.
mak63
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1/28/2015 | 4:55:36 PM
happy camper
I'm very excited with the latest Microsoft's OS.
There are many things to be enthusiastic about. From Cortana to the new Start Menu, Spartan and much more, but above all for many, a free upgrade.
I'm sure, and many would agree with me, when I say that Windows 10 will be what Windows 7 was to Vista. If no more.

Anyone disagree?
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