Daily Archives: October 16, 2009

John Gapper

Microsoft seems to have a good product in Windows 7, its effort to scrub away the embarrassment of Vista, which is being launched next week. I have not tried it, but those who have report that it is not only less troublesome than Vista but works faster.

However, I am a bit puzzled by the numbering of Windows 7, which seems to me to be rewriting history – or at least leaving out a large chunk of it.