MS demos Win64
Posted on: 07/13/2000 02:44 PM

vnunet reports that Microsoft recently demoed their latest version of Windows targeted at the soon-to-be-released Intel IA-64 based Williamette Pentium 4. MS claims that switching from 32-64 bit will be easier than 16-32 because Intel and others have laid the groundwork for the instruction sets. Also they let the cat out of the bag about their next projects:
Separately, the next two releases of Windows being developed are Whistler, which is due out in the second half of next year, and Blackcomb, which is expected a year later. Gates said the releases will feature .Net, Microsoft's web services environment, built into the user interfaces.
If you ask me, .Net sounds cool and creepy at the same time. Read the rest here.

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