June 27, 2001

Microsoft expands shared source initiative; works with Corel to run C# on FreeBSD

Author: JT Smith

Imagine our surprise when this press release from PRNewsWire landed in our submissions bin: "Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today
announced it will work with Corel Corp. to build a shared source
implementation of the C# programming language and common language
infrastructure (CLI) specifications that it submitted to ECMA in October 2000.
Designed to be used for academic, research, debugging and learning purposes,
this implementation will run on FreeBSD and Microsoft(R) Windows(R) and will
be published as source code under Microsoft's Shared Source licensing
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