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Nov 12

Microsoft Exec Says Windows 7 Apes Mac; MS Disagrees

Posted by meggebrecht in Windows 7VistaSimon AldousMicrosoftApple


Simon Aldous, Microsoft's U.K. partner group manager, is in hot water for some ill-advised statements in an interview published yesterday by PCR. The gist? Microsoft's heralded Windows 7 operating system was more than a little inspired by the Mac OS.

Users call Apple's operating system "fantastic" and "easy to use," said Aldous. "What we've tried to do with Windows 7 -- whether it's traditional format or in a touch format -- is create a Mac look and feel in terms of graphics."

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