The blogs have already started the long hike down the road to Windows 9.
Interesting news from my buddy Stephen Chapman who seems to be back in the saddle writing about Windows development again.
He has started to see signs of the codename Windows 9 out and about.
In a new blog post he has out on his blog, he talks about some of the new references to Windows 9 he has seen online.
Next, a software development engineer (SDE) mentions Windows 9 in his profile with a position start date of June 2012:
Additionally, a senior product manager has Windows 9 listed alongside Windows 8 as a skill in his profile:
The plot does thicken as Mary Jo Foley is not yet convinced.
In her piece today, she talks about a potential patch or feature update called Blue that might appear next year.
Not sure either way but you can look for more Windows 9 news on Windows9update.com