Readers Weigh In on Longhorn Due Date
Some say they don't mind waiting another year for Windows; others say it's the straw that will drive them to Linux or Mac OS.Last week, I wondered aloud whether Microsofts decision to slip the due date for Longhorn (to 2006) would matter all that much to users well used to perpetually late Windows releases.
To most who wrote in, the latest push-back is a positive thing. They say they have barely digested Windows XP and are in no rush to upgrade to yet another new Windows release. They would rather Microsoft get the product right than have to patch and re-patch, they say.