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Name speculation for Windows Server Codename Longhorn

December 12th, 2005 by Zack Whittaker

Please note: I, once again, am only speculating. This information is straight out of this crazy head of mine and has not been confirmed in any way, shape, or form. If you wish to link to this entry, please also warn that this information might not even be remotely correct. Thanks! πŸ˜€

We already know for a fact, that the next server operating system from Microsoft, dubbed “Windows Server Codename Longhorn” is definately not going to be fully named as anything to do with Vista whatsoever, so we can happily scrap:

β€’ Windows Vista Server (it won’t have the ‘clarity’ or ‘clearness’ of Vista)
β€’ Windows Server Vista (it’s a server OS, they can’t dubb it after the client)
β€’ Windows Longhorn Server (they won’t name it after the codename)
β€’ Windows Server Longhorn (the codename again still exists)

However, I’ve been thinking and some possible answers may well be:

β€’ Windows Live Server 2007 – after the new wave of Windows Live technologies
β€’ Windows Server Live 2007
β€’ Windows Server Live – again, after the Windows Live stuff, but with the year.
β€’ Windows Live Server
β€’ Windows Server 2007 – maybe after the Windows Server 2003 naming style
β€’ Windows 2007 Server – maybe after the Windows 2000 Server naming style

I know a lot of those are pretty much the same as each other, but to be honest, a name for a product is very specific, and if two words aren’t the right way round, it could easily be the other way round. Look how Windows 2000 Server evolved into Windows Server 2003 you see… I have a point πŸ˜‰

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3 Responses

  1. Patrick S Says:

    Do you think they will name it a “Live” Product. I thought that was generally reserved for MSN products.
    If they do they are using “Live” way too much!


  2. Zack Whittaker Says:

    LOL! They may well do – Windows Live is all about bridging Windows operating systems (XP and above I ge the impression of) with MSN products – so why not have a server product which does it? Who knows…

  3. Patrick E Says:

    I was speculating that Office “12” would be named Microsoft Office Live 😎