WinFS is dead
These changes do mean that we are not pursuing a separate delivery of WinFS, including the previously planned Beta 2 release. With most of our effort now working towards productizing mature aspects of the WinFS project into SQL and ADO.NET, we do not need to deliver a separate WinFS offering.
Don’t miss Charles Miller’s retrospective:
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
Via James Robertson.