I know it's not hugely technical, but did anyone ever get an answer to why there is no "13" hive in SharePoint. Does the old superstition still reign supreme? Or was there a Beta version somewhere between 2007 and 2010. Did Microsoft ever make a statement on this?
Microsoft decided to skip the entire v13 for the Office line. So Office 2010 is version 14.
Related, the 12-hive in SP2010 is the 14-hive, but the generalized name is SharePoint Root.