Symantec has filed a suit against Microsoft over infringement on its patented technology in Windows Vista and Longhorn Server. This suit asks for damages, as well as an injunction that would stop the release of both operating systems.
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I have just mentioned in my blog entry the other day that Apple and Creative exchanged lawsuits just recently. Now it's another ballgame between two Billion-dollar companies, with Microsoft as the seemingly favorite entity on the receiving end of various lawsuits already.
Symantec is strong in its stand, and is quite confident on winning the case. If this happens, we might as well say goodbye to Windows Vista, and all its promises. Another huge disappointment, this would be.
Anyway, to add to the feeling of loss if that is ever realized, here's the list of nifty features that Vista promises to give to its end users.