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Video Whiteboard: Microsoft code names explained

ZDNet Editor Mary Jo Foley reveals Microsoft's code-naming scheme and offers insight on future products.

How does Microsoft come up with those product code names like Whistler, Blackcomb, and Longhorn? ZDNet Editor Mary Jo Foley reveals Microsoft's code-naming scheme and offers insight on future products.

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