Windows 9 changelog
New and exciting in this release
-IE replaced with Firefox
-Notepad replaced with notepad2 (please use Notepad++ for power users)
-Office is deprecated, consider switching to Libreoffice
-cmd is deprecated, to be removed in a future release. Please consider using Conemu
-7-zip is the default for archive handling
-A new POSIX subsystem to gradually replace win32 crap 100% compatible with cygwin. Cygwin is expected to fly performanwise.
-Process hacker has replaced windows system monitor.
- Visual studio for other languages other than D is deprecated. A new release throws away all the crap, make the Shell thin and usable with D.
-C# is deprecated, use D (not Java, they are competitors). We will re-introduce C# through mono. We failed.
-Gnu guix is supported
-If you want to use C/C++ consider moving to mingw. We have already moved.
-Get your updates faster through portable apps.
-Paint is here to stay
-Windows media player leaves. VLC is the default player.
-SEH patents have expired. Who cares, new in this release DWARF-3.
-The GatesBot will build latest versions of over 1000 FOSS apps/libraries nightly for your pleasure. Get them through msys2.
-We love FOSS, we have more recent versions than Linux distros.
Have a nice day.