Vista is the smallest operating system code wise, and still it supports all the hardware from your childhood. And give you the looks of apple and the flexibility of Linux. And its still affordable and easy to use even to the novice.
What else more could you ask for, so stop complaining and pre order your windows vista computers.
Here is the list of lines of Code for each operating system.
Windows Vista’s is 50 million lines of codeTiger version, Macintosh OS X is 86 million lines of code.Debian Linux 3.1, is 213 million lines of code.