No, the logical alternative is Windows 2001... which would also give
them some time to try to rework and integrate their voice input work
and the "character-driven interface" ideas which didn't quite pan out
in Microsoft Bob:
"Open the CD-ROM drive door, Hal."
"I'm sorry, Dave, I can't do that."
"Come on, Hal. I need to install this..."
"Dave, I can't let you do that. Installation of non-Microsoft
software would jeopardize the success of the mission."
And so on...