James O'Neill's Blog

September 23, 2006

Vista update. RC1 is so passé

Filed under: Beta Products,Windows Vista — jamesone111 @ 2:35 pm

There’s a post “Interim Windows Vista Build 5728 Released Today” over on the Vista team blog. I’ve already explained that “true” builds of vista move in increments of 16, so this is 8 builds on from 5600 which is RC-1 (which I’ve only been using for 7 working days) .

I was expecting to see a release candiate 2 about a month after RC-1 – still a week or two away – with the release to manufacturing a month after that.  I don’t know if this is a substiute for RC2 or if the intervals are going to be a little longer, putting RTM in mid November rather than early November. If I get any more information I’ll share it when I have it.

Bonus link: Also on the Vista team blog, they’ve mapped where our beta testers are. Awesome use of MapPoint.

Tagged as Microsoft Windows Vista (Windows Vista)

This post originally appeared on my technet blog.


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