The Highlander Posted January 23, 2007 Report Share Posted January 23, 2007 The Numbers Behind Windows 95, Vista By The Associated Press Some numbers behind Microsoft Corp.'s evolution from Windows 95 to this month's consumer release of Windows Vista: Common retail price for Windows 95: $89.95 For Vista: Depends on user configuration. Upgrading a PC from Windows XP would cost as little as $99 for Vista Home Basic edition, up to $259 for Vista Ultimate. Suggested retail prices for those versions range from $199 to $399. Number of lines of code in Windows 95: 11.2 million In Vista: 50 million is a commonly cited figure, but Microsoft refuses to confirm that officially. Approximate number of Windows 95 programmers: 200 For Vista: More than 2,000, according to one Microsoft developer's blog, but Microsoft also won't confirm that. Source: http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/80...ce=r_technology Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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