Winston Pang wrote:

I always thought that WinFX was an integral part of Vista itself.

It is. Thats why this thread is silly.
Vista isnt going to be using as much WinFX as Longhorn was. But it sitll will be using certain aspects of it.

WinFS was always going to be installed with Vista straight out of the box. Just there was a preformance issue with it thats now been resolved.