View Full Version : A dystopian future - looking beyond Windows Vista

February 3rd, 2007, 03:43 PM
If the thought of Microsoft Vista's DRM restrictions, restrictive EULA, version confusion and user lock-in has you scared then you definitely do not want to know what the lads from Redmond have in store for the next version. If this patent application, covered by Groklaw here, is anything to go by then the next version of Windows, Vista+1 is really going to give you nightmares. Here's the abstract from the patent application:



February 3rd, 2007, 04:37 PM
I can't say that software patents make any sense to me but in this case, I think the good guys may have beaten MS to the punch (http://www.freshpatents.com/Alan-Cox-Swansea-invdirc.php).