Friday, October 05, 2007

.NET Source Code Will Be Published

In the next release of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 (it's scheduled this year), Microsoft will publish source code for their .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) to the public. In the next following months, they will publish more and more codes to the public (including WCF, Workflow, and LINQ). The source code will be released under the Microsoft Reference License (MS-RL).

Read more detail on ScottGu's blog