"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
"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..."