Stick With Vista, Microsoft

Posted on Friday, September 01 2006 @ 4:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
One of the things that the Web 2.0 explosion has brought upon us is the proliferation of the Beta. It seems like you can't go anywhere online anymore without seeing "BETA" plastered all over everything. The word makes reference to a trial of a product in the final stages of its development by either the public or a select group of individuals. That term used to command a little more respect, but these days, online services are using it as an easy excuse to point you to if something doesn't work like it should. "Our service took all of your account information and sent it to offshore spammers? Sorry - it's in Beta."

Read on over at OS Weekly.




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