.NET Shared Source
Microsoft is making source code for the .Net Framework available to interested developers under its Shared Source license, the company announced on October 3. Microsoft will be rolling out the .Net code piecemeal, after scrubbing comments. It plans to start with the .Net Base Class Libraries, ASP.Net, Windows Forms, ADO.Net, XML (System.XML) and the Windows Presentation Foundation, blogged Microsoft Developer Division General Manager Scott Guthrie. Over time, the company also plans to make available the source code for Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation and Language Integrated Query (LINQ), Guthrie said. Microsoft is releasing the code under the Microsoft Reference License (MS-RL), one of several different Shared Source licenses the company offers. Interestingly, MS-RL is one of the licenses that...