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News.com.au: Microsoft Toys with Open Source

Oct 08, 2003, 17:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kate Mackenzie)

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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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