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Mr.Tweak
03-14-2002, 08:24 PM
This may prove useful to some, a list of current Microsoft Codenames...

Asteroid = Windows 2000 SP1
Babylon = Host Integration Server 2000 (SNA Server)
Blackcomb = NT 6.0, Windows.NET 2.0
Blizzard = Business-oriented set of services for .NET My Services
Cairo = Technology sets for Windows NT
Cayman = NetMeeting 3.0
Chicago = Windows 95
Chrome = ChromeEffects
Comet = Networking tools for Windows 2000
Denali = Active Server Platform
Diamond = Systems Management Server post-2000
Emerald = Systems Management Server "2000"
Europa = New user interface of MSN Communities and Chat (Summer 2001)
Falcon = Microsoft Message Queue Server
Fusion = New technologies to avoid the "DLL hell"
Gemini = New user interface of MSN Communities and Chat (post Europa)
Gibraltar = Internet Information Server
Gryphon = Windows CE 2.0
HailStorm = .NET My Services
Hydra = Internet Terminal
Iris = Developers-oriented set of services for .NET My Services
Jakarta = Java for IE3.0
Janus = Windows 2000 (64-bit version)
Jupiter = Handheld PC Professional
Lightning = .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR)
Longhorn = Windows XP successor
Luna = New User Interface for Windows XP
Mars = MSN 6.0
Memphis = Windows 98
Merlin = Pocket PC 2002
Millennium = Windows Millennium Edition
Nashville = Technology sets for Windows 95
Neptune = formerly NT-based Consumer Windows
Nile = OLE-DB
Odyssey = formerly Windows NT 5.1
Pegasus = Windows CE 1.0
Platinum = Exchange Server 2000
Plato = OLAP Server
Quartz = ActiveMovie (now called DirectShow)
Rainier = Visual Studio 7.0
Rapier = Windows CE 3.0
Shiloh = SQL Server 8.0
Steelhead = Routing and Remote Access Service
Stinger = Smart Phones platform
Tahoe = SharePoint Portal Server
Talisker = Windows CE 4.0
Talisman = 3D graphics & multimedia architecture
Tazz = Microsoft Phone
Trident = Dynamic HTML
Venus = Cheap non-PC device
Watson = Outlook 2001 for the Mac
WebBlade = Windows .NET Server for web appliances
Whistler = Windows XP (aka NT 5.1, merger of Neptune and Odyssey)
Wolfpack = NT Server Clustering Technology
Yukon = Upcoming SQL Server (SQL Server.NET)
Zeppelin = Test for OLE

So if you hear Microsoft staff going around talking about Project Janus you will know what they are on about... :D

Shepps
03-17-2002, 07:05 PM
Hope ya didn't type all of that out lol :p

Beefy
03-18-2002, 05:18 AM
It would also be nice to see them grouped.. For example most of the stuff based on NT / 2000 is named after ski resorts and such (longhorn, whistler, etc). Windows 9x family is named after american cities... and so on.. Anyone wanna do that for me? Please? :D

Mr.Tweak
03-18-2002, 07:31 AM
It would also be nice to see them grouped.. For example most of the stuff based on NT / 2000 is named after ski resorts and such (longhorn, whistler, etc). Windows 9x family is named after american cities... and so on.. Anyone wanna do that for me? Please? :D

Bah - Get off your couch and do it yourself! :D

Wiggo
03-18-2002, 09:18 AM
Alphabetical order ain't good enough hey? :hmph:
LSOB
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Anonymous
03-25-2002, 05:49 AM
Also

Freestyle - enable Windows XP to be the PC media center experience
Mira - smart display devices

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ehome/

Mr.Tweak
03-25-2002, 06:17 PM
Thanks for the additions.

Webgraph
03-28-2002, 10:36 AM
I wonder what were the codenames for Windows 3.1 and Microsoft Office XP! :P

Mr.Tweak
03-28-2002, 08:38 PM
I wonder what were the codenames for Windows 3.1 and Microsoft Office XP! :P

Windows XP is listed.

Grim Reaper
03-28-2002, 09:24 PM
hehe, if ppl r wonderin why theres so many views on this thread, OCAU posted this thread in their news a few days ago...

Mr.Tweak
03-28-2002, 09:36 PM
Yeah I noticed it.