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What makes us think microsoft intentionally releases substandard software

By gabriel_adeola_ojo ·
What makes us think microsoft intentionally releases sub standard software.

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It's so called "Planned obsolescence" or "built-in obsolescence"

by jkameleon In reply to What makes us think micro ...

An old concept. Google it!

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Because there's no business reason

by Tony Hopkinson In reply to What makes us think micro ...

to do otherwise, and their released software is rarely not sub-standard...

If it walks like a duck...

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In addition to the above

by OH Smeg In reply to What makes us think micro ...

Their Development Model isn't the way to produce Good Software. It's best aimed to throw things together as quickly as possible.

Col

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What makes you think the rest of us think that?

by CharlieSpencer In reply to What makes us think micro ...

Why do you think so?

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Test

by OH Smeg In reply to What makes us think micro ...
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Who doesn't

by katrash_ In reply to What makes us think micro ...

All softwares are the same due to limited resources no matter how big your company size is. Besides, agile practices - today's trend - encourage this: start with a working application then keep improving it.

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What sub standard software?

by kinggoddard In reply to What makes us think micro ...

What sub standard software do you speak of?

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by OH Smeg In reply to What sub standard softwar ...

OH I don't know of any other than

Well Vista Springs to mind as a Failure by most of the General Public.

Personally it's all the Undocumented Features that drive me nuts particularly when someone who uses one or more of them start complaining when M$ plug that hole.

Col

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4 year old grudges

by kinggoddard In reply to What makes us think micro ...

I see holding grudges. Windows 7 is great for me. If you don't like it why not try Linux or Mac?

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Windows Vista

by KeithBa In reply to What makes us think micro ...

I personally didn't care for Vista (performance-wise) but I wouldn't call it a failure. Everybody seems to jump on the bandwagon and dog Microsoft. Not everything they put out is garbage or "sub-par". IE could stand to improve but otherwise I like "M$". Security Essentials is free and I haven't had an infection since I started using it. I run Server 2008 R2 as a workstation and i love it. It's powerful, lightweight, and fast. I run Firefox as my main browser but I also use IE and Chrome on occasion (standards anybody?). Believe me, it took quite a few versions of Firefox and Chrome before they were even usable so Microsoft isn't the only company "pushing out" software that doesn't meet the public's requirements. There is always Linux...

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