"Microsoft said on Monday that the server version of Windows 7 will not
be a major release and will bear the name Windows Server 2008 R2.
The move is surprising, given that in the past, Microsoft has
used R2 monikers to signify a product with a few new features, as
opposed to major changes to a product. Microsoft declined to discuss what will be in Windows Server 2008 R2,
but a spokesman confirmed that it is the server version of Windows 7.
The release is due sometime in 2010, Microsoft said."
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I am confused to be honest with you, but as Microsoft continues to build this thing, it seems that there will be more confusing turns along the way. My understanding and I hope this is it, but it seems the features in Windows 7, client and server will reflect version 7. I want the next release of Windows to clearly reflect meaning to the end user, I just don’t want it to be some release that is edging on almost sounding like a glorified Service Pack.