However, [Windows 2000] is still clearly nowhere near equal to Unix in terms of
scalability, stability, and other key characteristics. And given its basic code and architecture, it is very unlikely that a series of
service packs could allow it to catch up.
With all this in mind, it is clear what is going to happen. At some point in the next few years, Microsoft is going to initiate another radical, billion dollar re-write,
hoping to produce a new version–let us call it Windows 2005–in the hopes of finally catching up with Unix.