I agree with shoobierat, lets not forget what XP was like in it's beta a couple of months before its release. It was horrible, and everybody thought it was gonna be another ME. (which was crap)
MS still has at least 8 months to figure it out and make it run more efficiently. And there's always gonna be updates (SP 2). Personally, I'll stick with XP and a linux distro till they work the bugs out.
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