Microsoft Windows Vista (Longhorn)

Introduced: 2007-01-XX

Description: Successor to XP. Supposed to introduce a much simplified user interface API called Avalon, that will be at the core of Longhorn's new "inductive" interface, likely to build heavily on XML.
Also includes a new service: WinFS (Windows Future Storage), running on top of NTFS (or FAT32?). WinFS was earlier rumoured to be a filesystem.
Longhorn may or may not be released as server version. Said to include support for DirectX Shader Model 4.0.
The latest info indicates that WinFS and Avalon will been jettisoned from Longhorn for it to be ready for launch in 2006. The dropped features will then be queued for possible future introduction.
One rumour earlier claimed that it would be named 'Microsoft Windows e-XPedition'.

Type: Software [Roadmap] [Timeline]

State: Planned

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2003-05-13 The Road to Windows "Longhorn" Part Two: Very interesting Longhorn preview Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows [rm]

2003-05-13 File system for Longhorn clarified: It will be NTFS, only The Inquirer [rm]

2003-05-12 2D&3D -- Windows "Longhorn" -- (Japanese) PCWatch [rm]

2003-05-12 Are you a tier one or tier two Microsoft Longhorn candidate? The Inquirer [rm]

2003-05-07 Windows XP 64-bit for Opteron/Itanic makes WinHEC showing: While Longhorn's Rustworthy Computing gets a room with a view The Inquirer [rm]

2003-05-07 Microsoft: Longhorn to arrive in 2005 C/Net [rm]

2003-03-21 Microsoft fairy godmother says "You will have a Longhorn server" The Inquirer [rm]

2003-03-05 Microsoft Longhorn code leaks again The Inquirer [rm]

2003-03-04 Next Windows leaks onto Net C/Net [rm]

2003-02-20 Intel Developer Forum Day 3 - More from the Tech Showcase AnandTech [rm]

2003-01-30 Microsoft's Longhorn won't arrive until late 2004 The Inquirer [rm]

2002-12-30 Microsoft's Gates dampens Longhorn OS fever The Inquirer [rm]

2002-12-09 Microsoft Longhorn Alpha outed The Inquirer [rm]

2002-12-02 Major Longhorn revision shows AMD 64 support: and Itanium The Inquirer [rm]

2002-11-27 Intel: Next Itanium to run at 1.5GHz: Lots of interesting Madison specs here... C/Net [rm]

2002-11-21 No server Longhorn, but big .NET Server changes due in 2004 The Register [rm]

2002-11-19 Is Microsoft "Longhorn" a "bum steer"? The Inquirer [rm]

2002-11-19 Windows XP "Second Edition" exposed The Inquirer [rm]

2002-11-19 Windows Longhorn Alpha Leaks to the Web eWeek [rm]

2002-11-08 It's Official: No Longhorn Server On Tap: Server release skips Longhorn in favor of Blackcomb eWeek [rm]

2002-10-22  WinBeta [rm]

2002-10-22 AMD Athlon 2800+, Microsoft Longhorn previewed The Inquirer [rm]

2002-09-03 Longhorn to have managed interfaces The Inquirer [rm]

2002-09-02 Longhorn steers head over Yukon parapet: Longhorn = Upcoming OS version, Everett = Visual Studio version, Yukon = SQL srver version...I think... The Inquirer [rm]

2002-07-11 Microsoft Readying 'Avalon' Framework for Longhorn eWeek [rm]

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