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    Diestl

    ,cbae wrote

    If Microsoft does this right, they've pretty much just killed the browser as the de facto means for rendering web-based applications. 

    The irrelevancy of the browser was already fast approaching because of the advent of web services. IMHO, Windows 8 will accelerate this further.

     

    I think you have overdosed on the Cool-Aid.  The browser will be around many decades to come, in fact the browser will become the OS.  Most people will upgrade to 8 and turn off the Metro crap and download Google Chrome.