Pontifications on Microsoft and the Tech Industry

October 2007 Entries

.NET Framework Source Code: For Voyeurs Only?

Since Wednesday's announcement by Microsoft that it will publish the source code for major parts of the .NET Framework, there has been a lot of press and commentary. Much of the press was positive and much of the commentary negative. My own quotes were part of the positive press. Specifically, I corresponded at length with Darryl Taft of eWeek, resulting in quotes in the article “Microsoft Reveals .Net Source Code” and with Mary Jo Foley, which resulted in a quote in her blog post on the subject. ......