if it were up to me..
anyone who mentioned "subscription" for OS would be fired
I would release Longhorn at 80 bucks canadian - non crippled - like home XP is...
( its currently 300 bucks for Pro in canada)
i wouldnt put any activation or monitoring in it ( by monitoring i mean - "we no who you are - we will attempt to deliver to you WRONG machine derived content to you" no thanks
to me Linux has only ONE feature... it doesnt track or monitor you