Did you know that there's life yet in that old XP 2005 SKU? There has to be, since Vista is shaping up to be a challenge for us on the Tablet team. We got word that we'll be one of the early teams to RI (reverse-integrate) into the "Main" branch of Vista. "Main" is where all the code that actually meets the quality gates and functionality testing requirements ends up. It is the "shipping-quality" portion of the development of Vista.
Now, you might think "whoa, that's cool, to have your features in Main first is an honor". But it's a mixed blessing, because while on the one hand, many people get to touch your features and you get lots of free testing, on the other hand, you have to be done first, and you have to cut, cut, cut like Freddy to get everything done on time.
Anyway, vacation is over. Home improvement is yet another project started and not finished. My teeth are clean (yep, and no new cavities, to boot). Channel 9 video is being edited (Robert, I beg of you, please edit harshly!) Back to work in the morning.
I promise, you won't be able to resist the Tablet news at PDC. Really.