Re: Your "best idea was to quit reading."?
Did he take responsibility for Longhorn?
Seemed somewhat pointed that during this time, Bill Gates was responsible to software architecture...
Weird thing was that even Elop could had been successful during this time; Microsoft had few competitors, so all they really needed to do was crank out minor upgrades of Windows and Office to keep the gravy train running. They really didn't need to roll out any major architectural upgrades to Windows.