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  1. TRS-80 says:

    Note the date on the article: January 24, 2003

  2. Anonymous says:

    Please, we all know HAL -> IBM and WNT -> VMS is the real reason.

  3. Raymond Chen says:

    That’s right, and Windows Update is a government conspiracy. Look: Windows Update = WUP; shift it left two letters and you get USN = United States Navy.

    And open source software is secretly trying to deny your right to drive your car alone: GNU + 1 = HOV.

    Oh, and did I mention: The Longhorn Client is really a plot by the KGB. LHC – 1 = KGB.

  4. Mike Dimmick says:

    Would you prefer Mark Lucovsky’s presentation to the 4th USENIX Windows Systems Symposium in August 2000?

    See, where Lucovsky discusses the history of Windows NT before noting how the process for Windows 2000 nearly broke down completely…

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