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Longhorn/Whidbey/Yukon Release Date Summary

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Whidbey is the codename for Visual Studio 2005 and the next release of the .NET Framework (2.0). Yukon is the codename for the next release of SQL Server - SQL Server 2005.

Longhorn is the codename for the next major Windows release.

Changes since the last update are indicated in red

Dates 

  • Whidbey/Visual Studio 2005  
         
    • Whidbey/VS 2005 Beta 2 with "Go Live" license - Late March/Early April 2005 [2, 4]   
    • Whidbey/VS 2005 RTM Release Candidate first half  mid 2005 September 2005 [2, 4]
       
  • Longhorn - now without WinFS, Avalon, Indigo [3]  
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    • First Longhorn Beta - February 16 June 2005  [3]    
    • Longhorn (Desktop) - May 22, 2006 2nd-half 2006 - w/o WinFS, Avalon, Indigo     [3]      
    • Longhorn Server - 2007 [1]

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Published Wednesday, February 25, 2004 8:18 AM by Alex Hoffman

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# re: Whidbey Release Date Summary@ Tuesday, February 24, 2004 8:22 PM

Hmpph... a quarter or two later than I thought, especially given the information out now.

Anyone heard if there will be a public SP1 for 1.1 before then?

Mark Hurd

# re: Whidbey Release Date Summary@ Tuesday, February 24, 2004 8:42 PM

SP for 1.1? Don't hold your breath!

Dominic

# re: Whidbey/Yukon Release Date Summary@ Thursday, March 11, 2004 7:49 AM

Yes, I do expect an SP1 for Everett, but mainly for XP1SP2 issues.

Kent Tegels