News.com.au: Microsoft Toys with Open Source
Oct 08, 2003, 17:30 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft is planning a licensing scheme similar to an
open-source arrangement for one of its code libraries.
"Months after hinting it may try an open-source approach to
support the Microsoft C++ Windows Template Library (WTL), Microsoft
is hammering out licensing details of what could be a small but
radical step for the company.
"'One of the delays in this case is we think WTL is going to
require a different type of licence than we've used in the past,'
visual C++ libraries director Pranish Kumar said..."
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