Great show! The one problem I had with may be technical in origin, but Bob stepped on the guests several times. I don't know if maybe he can't hear them well enough, but he cut their answers short several times to ask his next question.
Hey, it would be really nice if someone (probably from MS) would put together a detailed list of all these new innovations in Vista (i.e. security, network, new interesting apis, new tech, etc) Not a marketing document, but a real list that devs and
IT Pros would like.
Yeah, it would be great to be able to link to something like that whenever someone says, "Vista is simply an eye-candy upgrade."
Regarding the ability for OEMs to choose which applications are cached, is there a way for users to modify or shutoff this feature? I'm sorry if it seems rather cynical, but previous examples of letting OEMs control the software experience have been less
It was metnioned in the video that this will be controlled through registry settings, so yes this is configurable. He gave an example of being able to add LOB apps to the list of cached apps.
It's a shame that the team will most likely have to accept a name like Microsoft Identity Services or Microsoft Unified Identification System instead of the snazzy and exciting name they were hoping for.