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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 6:31 pm 
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So was the leak real or not?
Did MS actually shut it down or was it just a big joke?


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It all seems rather confusing when you think about it.... I am also confused as to wether or not this was jsut a big joke. But I am still hoping the build will leak.

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I vote joke, and a bad one at that. When has MS ever been on the ball to the extent that they were in exactly the right place at exactly the right time to prevent a leak? In this day in age it takes minutes for stuff like this to spread like wildfire, so if it had indeed been leaked, it would be available everywhere within 1/2 hour of it being posted. Its not, which leads me to suspect the whole thing was a stunt to attract punters to their site.


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Somebody once managed to trick me into thinking Build 4018 of Longhorn had been leaked and it turned out to be a link to prn.

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I vote joke, and a bad one at that. When has MS ever been on the ball to the extent that they were in exactly the right place at exactly the right time to prevent a leak? In this day in age it takes minutes for stuff like this to spread like wildfire, so if it had indeed been leaked, it would be available everywhere within 1/2 hour of it being posted. Its not, which leads me to suspect the whole thing was a stunt to attract punters to their site.

A stunt that would not be possible if people didn't go crazy and stop thinking logically, simply because of the possibility of a new build.


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maybe it'll be the release a fortnight

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maybe it'll be the release a fortnight

Read this...
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Or, we can hope that the next Release-A-Fortnight will have the next Windows 7 build, and another Whistler build...

Anyway, what happened to build 6589(Milestone 2)? It is never going to be released?

but no one has an unleaked windows 7 build, so that's impossible

the people that do have it don't hang around BA, if they do, they won't release it either

the next release is problary more whistler builds, like the last months.


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mewrox99 wrote:
maybe it'll be the release a fortnight

Lol, Where exactly do you think the release-a-fortnight comes from?


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maybe it'll be the release a fortnight

Lol, Where exactly do you think the release-a-fortnight comes from?

Contributors :P


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Well, it is still property of Microsoft, so they can do whatever they want with it. BTW, howcome with the development of Vista, when Longhorn builds were leaking, Microsoft didn't get psd off to the point where they demand for the iso file to be removed?

So.. ? I don't see valve, EA or other companies crying over their premature applications being leaked? It's also the web, if it's leaked, it's leaked. Don't cry over it Microsoft, you can still create a lot of amendments to satisfy a full release.

I'm not sure, probably because there are features they don't want the public to know of? Perhaps features schedualed for future operating systems? (I.e. they may have a more innovative kernel but would release an OS with a broken down one, slower performance but then the higher performance one, that of which they had already created, a year or so later, to gain more profits :P)

DAMN, we need this build! I can't find it :(


I am a software developer, and I highly respect corporate copyrights. If you were the owner of MS, would you like it if people used your free betas, so they don't ahve to buy RTMs? I am against using betas that are free for day-to-day use after its expired, or the RTM has come out. Any beta I use is for testing only, not for daily use.


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Somebody once managed to trick me into thinking Build 4018 of Longhorn had been leaked and it turned out to be a link to prn.



You just got pwnt.

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motherboardlove wrote:

I am a software developer, and I highly respect corporate copyrights. If you were the owner of MS, would you like it if people used your free betas, so they don't ahve to buy RTMs? I am against using betas that are free for day-to-day use after its expired, or the RTM has come out. Any beta I use is for testing only, not for daily use.


If I was the owner of MS I'd be so filthy rich that I probably wouldn't give a flying f*ck about wether an insignificant minority of people chose to use a beta as their main OS. I'd also have far more interesting things to worry about, like what lear jet I'm going to buy next and how many prostitutes I could cram in the back of it to entertain me on my way to the bahamas for the 5th time in a year.


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Er thats a bit disgusting about
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how many prostitutes I could cram in the back of it to entertain me on my way to the bahamas for the 5th time in a year.


But if I was the boss of the entire Microsoft buisness, I couldn't care less if any beta builds of anything got leaked. :)

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Er thats a bit disgusting about
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how many prostitutes I could cram in the back of it to entertain me on my way to the bahamas for the 5th time in a year.


Disgusting?
I actually found it rather funny...


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Possible leakage guys!!

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You have no proof. Post or PM truth or don't start a topic about it.

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You have no proof. Post or PM truth or don't start a topic about it.


I am working on that, :x

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You have no proof. Post or PM truth or don't start a topic about it.


I am working on that, :x
I wouldn't start the topics if you can't get the proof. It just kind of makes yourself seem foolish, and arrogant.


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Thats why I moved the topic...

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You see, some people do want to leak things, they have just made a sincere promise not to, so they don't. If I had something very rare, and had promised not to leak it, unless the person who had give that thingy to me told me I could leak it, I wouldn't, simple as. :)

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Then stop preaching about how you'd leak everything... simple fact is you have nothing deal with it.

People who do are put off by people like you, the only way you get things is by swapping or building up a great friendship with someone. One that is build upon trust. Builds would be leaked, yet the simple fact is its all about trust, if a build leaks the person who got it originally will hunt down who did it and they'll no longer get any builds, so no one is prepared to leak things to people like you who just demand more and more.

Its life... DEAL WITH IT!

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If the real leak comes out, post a new topic. This one is ruined.

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