Avalon and Indigo gone?

The official names for Indigo and Avalon have been announced to be "Windows Communication Foundation" and "Windows Presentation Foundation".

I think I will have a hard time abandoning the Avalon and Indigo code names. Windows Vista is a better name than Longhorn, but these long names suck big time...

But the good news is that the WinFX name will stick! In fact officially it is WinFX™. Thankfully that won't become Windows Application Pack.

That blog post of JohnMont also lists the new features that Windows Vista will bring to the table. Note the absence of claims that WinFX™ as a managed API will cover everything that the Win32™ API offers.

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