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OSDir: Interview with Rob Mensching of Microsoft's WiX Project

Apr 23, 2004, 02:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Mallett)

[ Thanks to Steve Mallett for this link. ]

"The recent release of Microsoft's Wix project code under an open source license has caused quite a stir among those in the open source community. Some welcome the project and some are highly suspicious. OSDir recently had a chance to talk to Rob Mensching, the project lead at Microsoft, about the project.

"OSDir: The burning questions on everyone's mind are: 1) Is this a sign of things to come from Microsoft and employees?

"Mensching: Microsoft has had the Shared Source Initiative going for three years or so now. This release is just an extension to that type of code that's available through the SSI. They are always looking for more projects to include..."

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