Go back though the C9 threads, find every feature you've requested and that someone at Microsoft said is in Longhorn... And it isn't any kind of mantra it is the truth.Believe it or not Windows operating systems are built upof components, some optional.
To write a version of the OS just for drive developers to use you don't need to includeany of those components. All they need to play with isthe NT 6.0 kernel and new driver interfaces. Do you not see that having a (I need to watch my language) about how the
new Explore isn't pretty enough when you know full well that the explorer your looking at isn't the final one is just silly? You can (I need to watch my language) and complain all you want, nobody is forcing you to buy Longhorn so if you think it looks so
(I need to watch my language) then simply don't.