Earlier this 12 months, we discovered that Microsoft was ditching its Redstone codenames for Home windows 10, in favor of a brand new codename that mirrored the 12 months (and which half) the model is launched in. Proper now, we’re proper in the midst of 19H1 growth, which signifies that it will likely be accessible within the first half of 2019. It appeared like a naming scheme that might final eternally, or it might no less than final till the top of the century.
However in response to a brand new report from ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, it will not even final a complete 12 months. Following 19H1 won’t be 19H2, however as a substitute, the codename for the following function replace is Vanadium. Microsoft appears to be utilizing components for Home windows codenames now, as Azure presently does.
Following Vanadium although, shall be Vibranium. Sure, a model of Home windows 10 shall be named after the fictional metallic that may solely be discovered within the mines of Wakanda, Black Panther’s swimsuit, and Captain America’s defend.
This would be the fourth naming scheme that we have seen from Home windows 10 codenames. Initially, it was known as Threshold, with the primary function replace being known as Threshold 2. Microsoft then departed from the Halo naming in favor of Minecraft. For the Home windows 10 Anniversary Replace throughout the October 2018 Replace, the codenames have been Redstone, Redstone 2, Redstone 3, Redstone 4, and Redstone 5. And at last, 19H1 is the function replace that is coming in, you guessed it, the primary half of 2019.
Microsoft releases two Home windows 10 function updates per 12 months to additionally align it with its Workplace 365 choices, so Vanadium and Vibranium shall be accessible in fall 2019 and spring 2020, respectively.