I think he's just confused. 5.0 ..... true 5.0, is what people are playing with right now in beta (or alpha).
Originally Posted by Slyvar
There's really only TWO important "patches" to pay attention to.
5.0.4 on Aug 28th, which is the pre-patch where talents and abilities will be introduced into live as prep for transition to....
5.1 on Sep 25th, where pandas and Pandaria and all the other stuff will be introduced.
The same process occurred with Wrath and with Cata, where talent tree revisions hit prior to official launch.
No one tanks in a void.........