Do you remember when Concorde was retired? Everyone agreed that it was a very sad day for technology. The exact opposite feeling was agreed on when this was announced. Many a proud computer geek cheered a hearty cheer as the runt of the Windows litter was destined for the great silicone skip in the sky.
You can imagine though how many geeks will be choking on the current news though: BBC NEWS | Technology | Windows 98 wins support lifeline!! AAAARGHH!! WHY, GOD, WHYYYYYYYYYYYY!?