WindowsXP will be replaced in 2003
Bill Gates already commented on the successor to WindowsXP on Tuesday at the Professional Developers Conference. If you manage to keep to the schedule, this should come onto the market in 2003.
According to Gates, the project, known so far under the code name 'Longhorn', aims to integrate Internet content and services with the Take the operating system one step further and include peer-to-peer functionality at the system level. The also planned server versions of the operating system should also provide services specifically for clients with 'Longhorn'. The long-term goal of Microsoft's .Net project, which has been announced for 2005, is thus one step closer.