Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Vista's been something of a flop. I know it. You know it. Even in Bill Gates' secret sanctum hidden underneath his mansion they know it. Businesses, in particular, aren't about to touch Vista for corporate desktops until they get SP1. Guess what? They're not going to be getting it anytime soon.
On Aug. 29 Microsoft finally admitted that they have been working on Vista SP1 over the summer. For some reason--perhaps they hoped people would buy an unfixed Vista?--Microsoft wouldn't fess up to getting SP1 ready even though secret beta copies of it had been floating around the Internet for several weeks.
Before Microsoft lovers start singing the praises of their corporate overlords, though they should know that they aren't going to be seeing fixes for Vista's multiple problems anytime soon.