@vesuvius: Agreed. The pipeline is moving way faster than in the past. Since the movement involves some pretty big innovations that adds to the effect.
The change is good and bad. Bad in that I'm not stretch armstrong. Good in that I think Microsoft lit a fire under their own butt to win against the competition.
Keep up? No way. Do my best. Heck yea.
The VSnext decision should be based on must haves. Our customers will answer that for us.