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Posted: 5/31/2002 6:41:43 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2002 6:44:17 PM EDT by ComputerGuy]
First person to answer this will be sent $1.00 It must be answered within 24 hours of this post. What did Microsoft orignally plan to name the XP operating system? EDIT: The answer MUST be correct!
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:43:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:48:52 PM EDT
Memphis
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:51:07 PM EDT
windows 2001?
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:52:28 PM EDT
Nope
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:53:31 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:55:57 PM EDT
GATES IS GOD (?? [puke])
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:56:14 PM EDT
NT 5?
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:57:42 PM EDT
No one is even remotely close!!!
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 6:58:53 PM EDT
Linux?
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:02:39 PM EDT
Whistler
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:03:52 PM EDT
Perfect OS ? NOT!
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:37:29 PM EDT
Gay Men??
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:41:51 PM EDT
Windows "Y2K".
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:43:13 PM EDT
Neptune
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:46:39 PM EDT
Windows XP (Experience) was originally to be Windows 2002, I think.
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 7:48:12 PM EDT
Whistler?
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:01:12 PM EDT
Originally Posted By CAM_PIN: Whistler?
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Copycat [;)]
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:02:52 PM EDT
Originally Posted By jerosu:
Originally Posted By CAM_PIN: Whistler?
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Copycat [;)]
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oops, didn't see yours
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:08:32 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2002 8:09:20 PM EDT by IMHO]
"New Enterprise Server Takes Shape, Gets New Name: Windows 2002 LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2001 -- In an address to Gartner, Inc. "Windows 2000 and Beyond" conference today, John Enck, Gartner's research director of server strategies, revealed that [b]Microsoft's enterprise server products, previously code-named "Whistler," will be released under the name Windows 2002[/b]. In February, Microsoft announced the official product name of Windows XP, the company's next-generation desktop operating system, which had previously [b]shared the Whistler code name with the server products[/b]." [url=]www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2001/apr01/04-30w2k.asp[/url]
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:11:25 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2002 8:13:10 PM EDT by IMHO]
"The Transition from DOS to Windows XP (eXPerience) (formerly Windows 2002). . . Many software application packages, in areas such as records management, have recently made the transition from DOS to Windows. But . . . , not to Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition), Windows 2000, or [b]Windows XP (formerly Windows 2002)[/b],. . . [b]Windows 2000 and the follow-on Windows XP (eXPerience) (Windows 2002)[/b], . . . [In 2001, Microsoft plans to replace Windows 2000 (and to replace Window 98, 98 Second Edition, and ME) [b]with Windows XP (eXPerience) which was to have been Windows 2002[/b], and may still be followed by Windows 2003)] [url=]www.archivebuilders.com/whitepapers/22001h.html[/url]
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:12:06 PM EDT
do i get bonus points for a Screen shot i found! [img]http://toastytech.com/guis/winxplogon.png[/img]
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:22:21 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2002 8:37:37 PM EDT by jerosu]
Just so you all know... If the correct answer is Whistler, I was the first. The prize is mine. Mine, mine, mine! I'll sue you all [argue] Edited to ask what the hell those arguing smilies are saying. It looks like Japanese characters. Anyone?
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:26:29 PM EDT
i know. i will find out the answer and then build a time machine and go post it before anyone else!!!!!! hahahahaa
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 8:59:27 PM EDT
Originally Posted By jerosu: Whistler
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Yessir, you are correct!!! Email me your name and address and I'll send you a buck! Hey, that's a 20 minute phone call!
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 9:11:04 PM EDT
Originally Posted By ComputerGuy:
Originally Posted By jerosu: Whistler
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Yessir, you are correct!!! Email me your name and address and I'll send you a buck! Hey, that's a 20 minute phone call!
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Thanks. You can take that dollar and donate it to your favorite charity, or ar15.com. Or give it to Alf and he can make a phone call. I'm not sure that Whistler was the intended name, or just a code name for their project. I don't know why the need a damn code name if that was the case. I can't claim a dollar for something I didn't know anyway. I looked it up on the WWW.
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 9:25:00 PM EDT
Originally Posted By jerosu:
Originally Posted By ComputerGuy:
Originally Posted By jerosu: Whistler
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Yessir, you are correct!!! Email me your name and address and I'll send you a buck! Hey, that's a 20 minute phone call!
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Thanks. You can take that dollar and donate it to your favorite charity, or ar15.com. Or give it to Alf and he can make a phone call. I'm not sure that Whistler was the intended name, or just a code name for their project. I don't know why the need a damn code name if that was the case. I can't claim a dollar for something I didn't know anyway. I looked it up on the WWW.
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I'll stick the dollar in the jar we have at work that says "help the starving kids in africa" lol, seriously....
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 10:01:37 PM EDT
Where did Steve Jobs steal his GUI concept from? He was with Bill Gates when they both veiwed it for the first time? Easy one Bob [:D]
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 10:02:15 PM EDT
Originally Posted By bobbyjack: Where did Steve Jobs steal his GUI concept from? He was with Bill Gates when they both veiwed it for the first time? Easy one Bob [:D]
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IBM
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 10:10:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2002 10:11:56 PM EDT by bobbyjack]
Nope Nice try though. This might be called a highjacked thread... Bet Computer Guy knows. Sorry Bob [:D]
Link Posted: 5/31/2002 10:52:10 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/31/2002 11:00:13 PM EDT by jerosu]
I'll stick the dollar in the jar we have at work that says "help the starving kids in africa" lol, seriously....
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On second thought, just use that buck for a few rounds for your AR. With each shot bow to the west and chant "JEROSU, YOU ARE MY HERO." [50] Edited to say: Oh wait, what part of Oregon are you in? I'm in Corvallis. So bow towards Corvallis and shoot!
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 11:50:56 AM EDT
Originally Posted By bobbyjack: Where did Steve Jobs steal his GUI concept from? He was with Bill Gates when they both veiwed it for the first time? Easy one Bob [:D]
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Xerox
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