Microsoft appeals 'Windows Vista Capable' decision

There's a new twist in the "Windows Vista Capable" lawsuit that brought us all those behind-the-scenes e-mails last week: Microsoft has petitioned a federal appeals court in an attempt to overturn the judge's Feb. 22 decision granting the lawsuit class-action status.The company is also asking U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to stop the case from […]

There's a new twist in the "Windows Vista Capable" lawsuit that brought us all those behind-the-scenes e-mails last week: Microsoft has petitioned a federal appeals court in an attempt to overturn the judge's Feb. 22 decision granting the lawsuit class-action status.

The company is also asking U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to stop the case from proceeding while its appeal of the class certification is pending. Among other things, if that request were granted, the company wouldn't be required to produce additional internal documents to the plaintiffs' lawyers, until the appeal is resolved.

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