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  • Born: “Recently, Microsoft has been plaguing its Windows 10 users and subscribers to the Windows Insider program.”

    Posted on September 1st, 2019 at 12:06 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Excellent essay from Günter Born.

    If you’re beta testing Windows, you know he’s right on.

    Following the motto: Every day a new confusion, different names are used for Windows 10, the rings in the Insider program are shaken up, and there are A / B tests where few people get new features.

    The Insider program’s a mess. There are far, far too many people in the program for it to be a software beta test bed. Rather, it’s a marketing beta, grown wildly out of hand.

    I’m not optimistic.