Lts95 - 7:27 pm on Jun 25, 2008 (gmt 0) It sounds to me that 7 may be more of a repackagaing than a completely new OS. Microsoft VP on Windows 7 [networkworld.com]
It also raises an interesting question; why are they willing to support three operating systems at the same time? XP, Vista and 7 from 2010-2014. Do they not have high hopes for the adoption of 7? "You've also let us know you don't want to face the kinds of incompatibility challenges with the next version of Windows you might have experienced early with Windows Vista. As a result, our approach with Windows 7 is to build off the same core architecture as Windows Vista so the investments you and our partners have made in Windows Vista will continue to pay off with Windows 7. Our goal is to ensure the migration process from Windows Vista to Windows 7 is straightforward."
It sounds to me that 7 may be more of a repackagaing than a completely new OS.
Microsoft VP on Windows 7 [networkworld.com]