Taken from WinInfo: Sources at Microsoft told me that the eagerly awaited Community Technology Preview (CTP) build of Windows Vista will be delivered to beta testers on Monday. According to my sources, the CTP is build 5270 (5270.x86fre.winmain_idx03.051212-1830).
Microsoft recently altered its delivery schedule for Windows Vista to focus more on CTP builds, which might be released as often as once every month, but probably less often on major beta milestones. The company had originally planned to ship a public preview version of Windows Vista Beta 2 by the end of 2005, but that preview will likely be based on a future CTP build and will arrive in the first half of 2006.
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