FYI Everyone – the product team released a blog post regarding supportability for the next major release of CRM (A.K.A. “Vega” as termed in the 2013 release preview guide, from a version standpoint it is expected to be v7).
NOTE: This is a summary from the product teams posting – if you have comments or questions feel free to head over and post in the product team’s blog comments section: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crm/archive/2014/05/14/important-information-about-supported-configurations-in-the-next-major-release-for-crm.aspx. What you’ll find below is a summary of the CRM Team blog post, as well as a few helpful notes around the current version numbers, etc.
To level set, right now the versions (as of today 5/19/2014 10/30/2014) are as follows:
Make sure to keep these things in mind as you’re planning for your releases and updating your code. If you’re using any of the deprecated functions or areas it’s worth taking the time to plan today so nothing catches you by surprise.