Just How Many Windows Live Services Are There?
In fact, based on a listing on a Microsoft Feedback Web site, there are more than 40 Windows Live services in the hoppernot the 20 that Microsoft officials commonly tout.
Windows Live is a growing collection of service add-ons that extend Windows, primarily in the consumer arena.
Among the currently shipping Live services are Windows Live Messenger, Windows Live Expo online classifieds; Windows Live Custom Domains, Windows Live Favorites and Windows Live OneCare.
The Windows Live Ideas Web site is Microsofts primary showcase for its Windows Live properties.
There are currently 20 services and related Web sitessome in beta, some already releasedlisted there.
(The most recently announced
But the Feedback.Live.Com site lists more than 40 Windows Live services and sites, as Windows Live Platform Product Planner Ken Levy blogged recently.
The existence of these services on such a site indicates that Microsoft is currently testing them, internally, externally or both, and is seeking tester feedback on these services and sites.
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