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60% to be re-written? Im afraid not!

March 24th, 2006 by Patrick S

Well it seems that the report about the “60% of vista code to be re-written” is utter fiction. Microsoft slammed an article by Australian technology publication Smart House on Friday, calling it “speculation.”

The article claimed that the Redmond company had to transfer developers from the Xbox team to the Windows division in order to ensure the Vista makes it to a CES 2007 release. Much of the article centered on issues with the Media Center and multimedia functionality, and claimed Intel was assisting Microsoft in rushing out the new code.

Microsoft claims that Vista is “feature complete,” which means that the code writing process is basically over. “The next phase of development focuses on security, testing and fit/finish – not writing new code,”


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