An anonymous reader notes the considerable irony in Microsoft asking for relief from further discovery
in the Windows Vista Capable debacle. This is the lawsuit that was recently granted class-action status
, and Microsoft wants the wheels of justice to stop while it appeals that designation. It's easy to see why Microsoft wants to prevent further digging around in their and their OEMs' email archives, with stories like this one from the NYTimes (registration may be required) revealing Redmond's highly embarrassing internal emails
to a mass audience.