The most talked about platform - the Winfx that encompassed the major breakthroughs including the Communication Foundation, Presentation Foundation and the Workflow Foundation has now been renamed to .Net 3.0.
Much unlike the Vista story, this remains a change ONLY in the name. So Winfx buddies can obviously be relaxed as it does not change the features as well as the product ship date.
Well, then why the change? Basically to answer the much asked question - "Winfx is cool, but what about .Net?". Interestingly, the CLR will be the same as that of the .Net 2.0.
The news broke out with Somasager disclosing it on his blog -