Sources: Microsoft, FT [analyst estimates]
quote: Yes people griped about DOS > Win, but you forget that it was still DOS based. What they SHOULD be doing is taking Win7, and throwing Metro on top, just like the transition from DOS > WIN if they're looking to evaluate a new design. It took 4 versions of Windows to really get people over to a GUI from DOS, I don't expect people's mentality to change.
quote: Remember that fiasco with Office 2007? Look where 2010 went. Right back to 2003, except the file menu is now a shiny button instead. For all intents and purposes, there has been no change.