Bob Muglia on WinFS: Just after Longhorn, or not until Blackcomb?

On Friday, I read coverage on News.com about an interview with Bob Muglia. In it he talks publicly about some of the options they are looking at for the WinFS file system timeline. This morning, ARSTechnica and TechSpot had coverage of the same announcement that is a little more WinFS focused. And TechSpot had an interesting quote: “Microsoft…


MBF: Will we see you before 2007?

A recent article from eWeek has quoted Microsoft Developer Division Executive Soma Somasegar about timelines related to Longhorn. MBF got a mention as well: Somasegar also acknowledged that the MBF (Microsoft Business Framework), which is tied to WinFS functionality, will likely be delayed until 2007 but that Microsoft is looking to speed its delivery. “We’re…


MBF and WinFS: A view of the world I am entering

Tim Brookins is an Architect on the MBF team (and he is based in Fargo). When I got impatient waiting for a reply about the position in the MBF team, an email to Tim was the thing that sparked it all off ;). I just read a post from Tim (two days old) that explains the…


Longhorn: We have a date!

In case you haven’t seen it yet, we have a date for Longhorn! News.com’s coverage even includes an interview with Bill Gates. As expected, the company on Friday announced a new road map for Longhorn, its revision to Windows XP. The changes–removing some features and altering others–are designed to let the company have a test…

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