An insight into Vista Development

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by fitz, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    How many people does it take to create the shutdown menu..

    http://moishelettvin.blogspot.com/2006/11/windows-shutdown-crapfest.html

    Just a quote.. the whole article is a good read :)
     
  2. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Interesting read. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. jonny813

    jonny813 OSNN Addict

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    I did not think it would take that many people to make the shutdown command, especially considering how we all change it so the standard button is restored and don't have to use the extra menu they made lol :)
     
  4. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Is that what we call "operational efficiency?" :p
     
  5. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Not very surprising to me. :)

    I've been told by friends within the company that there's quite a bit of bureaucracy in certain divisions that tends to slow things down. This was especially true of the Windows division, apparently (and I guess it showed from the length of the development cycle!).

    Not sure if that's changed now under Sinofsky's management. Maybe it has. The Office people I've talked to seemed pretty happy with his way of doing things.
     
  6. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Heh. And aren't MS actually hiring thousands of more employees each year? Well, I guess they can afford to. But... imagine what they could do if they used each employee's talents properly.
     
  7. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    That is an interesting insight, the fragmented repository is the most shocking thing to me