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Windows Media Player 11 misses release day

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Oct 26, 2006.

  1. zekrahminator

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    Microsoft had scheduled Windows Media Player 11 for final release on October 24th, 2006. Microsoft has delayed release of the next version of its media player to an unspecified date. "As with any release, quality is our top priority, and we felt we needed a few additional days to bring Windows Media Player 11 up to the high quality standards we--and our customers and partners--demand." Microsoft did not mention exactly what part of Windows Media Player 11 didn't meet the bar. Microsoft has no defined date of when Windows Media Player 11 will be released, though rumors around the internet claim that Microsoft will release it on October 30th.

    Source: CNET
     
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    M$ delaying a release? How crazy is that?!
     
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    You can say it is normal.:roll:
     
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    I'm running the beta, no problems I can see. O well its better late than with bugs.
     
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    Agreed, 110%... I wish ALL software publishing houses/oem's would adopt that philosophy, especially w/ "more complex" or "larger" (purely relative terms on both of course) softwares.

    I had a pal of mine (whom I had come here & look @ your guys' analysis of flat screen monitors & X800 vs. GeForce 7800GS) load it onto his machine the other day (the latest/greatest RC-beta) & he LOVES it.

    I liked it myself. It seems VERY different from MediaPlayer 10 (latest I can run on Windows Server 2003 SP1 I think) & I like it myself!

    APK
     
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    But then we would never have gotten XP :D
     
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    stupid bugs...they ruin everything
     
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    Its just MP10 with shiny buttons and a much more cluttered interface.
     
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    "Quality is our top priority"

    Since when has M$ given a shit about quality?
     
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    Its more like

    "Quali-- strike that; Shininess is our top priority"
     
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