It's a disappointment that there is no RC.  The linker crashed so much for me with my application in Beta 2 that I couldn't test it with my product.  This is an application that VS2005 does not crash during link.  I reported these crashes and would like to know if they were fixed.

If the same happens in the RTM, it will be useless and we'll stay with VS2005 and consequently will not need to renew our MSDN subscription until a stable product is available.