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* 1. If you have worked with Windows 7, what is your opinion of the new OS as a dev target?

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* 2. Has your dev shop moved to target the Windows Vista client, or has it stayed focused on Windows XP?

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* 3. How soon (if ever) do you expect your dev shop to start developing for Windows 7?

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* 4. What aspect of Windows 7 are you most excited about?

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* 5. What aspect of Windows 7 concerns or disappoints you the most?

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* 6. Microsoft touts the ability to multi-target apps for Windows XP, Vista and 7. How important to your dev organization is the ability to have a single code base access available features across multiple Windows client versions?

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* 7. On a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being most), rate your level of excitement about each of the following Windows 7 features. If you have no opinion or do not know, simply leave the item blank.

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Multi-touch gesturing UI
Extended TaskBar functionality/integration
Power-efficient infrastructure
Improved security infrastructure (UAC, Session 0, UI Privilege Isolation, etc.)
Trigger Start Services
Optimized I/O handling
Sensor and Location platform for enhanced location-based services and contextual system response
Updated graphics stack and High DPI support

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* 8. Windows 7 will ship with .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, and not .NET 4. Does this present a problem for your organization, and if so, why?

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* 9. What would you like to see Microsoft add or change in Windows 7 to make it a better operating system?

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