Internet Week via TechWeb reports on Microsoft delivering the first test versions
of software that will let developers build applications based
on its.Net architecture. "It remains to be seen how committed Microsoft is to
making .Net work across other platforms, said Meta
Group analyst Will Zachmann.
'Whether the runtime environment is going to be on Linux
or Unix remains to be seen,' Zachmann said. 'If they're
smart they will do that.' "