Microsoft's upcoming Windows Vista operating system received an awful lot of attention from Apple Computer executives and developers at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, but Microsoft probably would have preferred otherwise. Apple strung up several banners throughout the Moscone West convention hall teasing Microsoft's frequent delays and comparing Vista's similarity to Mac OS X.
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