“Microsoft has informed close partners that SP1 has hit the Release to Manufacturing milestone. MSDN and TechNet customers will receive the bits on February 16, followed by a general web release on February 22. According to sources close to the matter, Microsoft sent out internal announcements to mark the RTM of Windows 7 SP1 in January. Russian site Wzor confirmed the RTM too and has leaked several versions of Windows 7 SP1 for various languages.”
Windows 7 SP1: February 16 on MSDN, February 22 for Web
2011-02-09 Windows 2 Comments
Why is it that windows still ships as different versions, with different binaries for different languages?
Pretty much every other OS manages to use a single set of binaries, and an interchangeable language pack and even let you choose different languages on a per user basis. Even AmigaOS 3.x used to do this…