Ignoring the issues of Windows 8's improvements, how well Metro wil be accepted by the market, etc. etc. it seems hard to imagine that Windows 8 is going to replace everything already in place overnight.
The destruction began a ways back when Win7 was new. The washed-out pastel colors of Windows 7 seemed to have inspired washed-out pastel colors on new MSDN pages as well. I suspect that is an artifact of the use of mega-resolution displays running at 200 dpi or something, where such pages might remain legible.
Now we are increasingly treated to such gems as:
I guess things are getting bad over there at Microsoft, with marketing types even running the show for developer documentation.Legacy User Interaction Features
User interaction features for Windows 7 and earlier.
Can we expect VBForums to follow suit? Will the coming site refresh bring a similar white-space-drunk layout with a fine-stroke font and low contrast colors ensuring similar low information density and general obstacles to legibility?
VB6 is treated as "legacy" here as it is for obvious reasons. I guess to follow Microsoft's lead most non-Metro VB.Net and C# are legacy now as well.