Just a Sequel Edition?
December 18, 2006[From SQL Server Magazine]
In case you, like many people, were mystified by the recent announcement of SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Release Candidate 1 (RC1), it might help to know that SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition is essentially SQL Server Everywhere Edition renamed. In fact, this SQL Server Compact Edition naming thing gets rather complicated because SQL Server 2000 Windows CE Edition (SQL Server CE), SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition, SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition, and SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition are all essentially the same product.
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