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Releasing the Source Code for the .NET Framework Libraries

in the name of ALLAH

actually um like Most of you, when i read this title in ScottGu’s Blog,
Microsoft gonna make FW 3.5’s Libraries be open source .. WOW.. So excited

Read this Part from his Post

One of the things my team has been working to enable has been the ability for .NET developers to download and browse the source code of the .NET Framework libraries, and to easily enable debugging support in them.

Today I’m excited to announce that we’ll be providing this with the .NET 3.5 and VS 2008 release later this year.

We’ll begin by offering the source code (with source file comments included) for the .NET Base Class Libraries (System, System.IO, System.Collections, System.Configuration, System.Threading, System.Net, System.Security, System.Runtime, System.Text, etc), ASP.NET (System.Web), Windows Forms (System.Windows.Forms), ADO.NET (System.Data), XML (System.Xml), and WPF (System.Windows). We’ll then be adding more libraries in the months ahead (including WCF, Workflow, and LINQ). The source code will be released under the Microsoft Reference License (MS-RL).

You’ll be able to download the .NET Framework source libraries via a standalone install (allowing you to use any text editor to browse it locally). We will also provide integrated debugging support of it within VS 2008.

to read the Full Post from here


October 7, 2007 - Posted by | Microsoft

1 Comment »

  1. Hey, Moahamad..10x 4 the post…Please, note it’s not open-source…it’s just for reference..

    If u dared to use one line of code u’ll be sued by MS =D…tc..

    Comment by sh@dy | October 8, 2007 | Reply

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