“Facing a potential launch delay in Europe due to complaints by Symantec and Adobe, Microsoft might just want to delay its American launch of Vista, too,” Andy Patrizio reports for internetnews.com.
“So says a report from Gartner. On September 8, Microsoft said that it might delay release of Windows Vista in European Union (EU) countries due to concerns over antitrust compliance,” Patrizio reports.
“The EU has already fined Microsoft over one billion dollars and the software giant might want to take extra time to make changes to Vista to avoid any further penalties,” Patrizio reports.
“If that means a few months’ delay in Europe, then it might be better for Microsoft to have a single release product rather than one with one set of features for Europe and one set for America, reasons Michael Silver, senior analyst at Gartner who co-authored the report,” Patrizio reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: Who cares? Nobody’s all that excited by a Windows XP service pack skinned to look like an upside-down and backwards bad copy of Mac OS X anyway.
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