Allchin on what MSFT learned from Vista
A surprising amount of honesty here and, uncharacteristic for a MSFT executive, minimal spin:
Guess it helps to be leaving soon. Anyway, pretty scary what seemingly fundamental stuff about the OS and its dependencies apparently had to be learned. Yikes! I guess the positive takeaway is that it's now documented. Hopefully that documentation is being kept up and reviewed.
Worth the read...