It's official: Microsoft will not accept any external code contributions to its planned Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR), which will run Microsoft's new scripting languages for the web and Silverlight content on .NET Microsoft will, though, continue to accept source-code contributions to its slowly emerging implementation of Ruby …
Danegeld aka Astute Investment for the Gifted Python Fan @ IQ .... NET Fanatic.
"This is not a typical business model for Microsoft." .... With the typical business model for Microsoft being to purchase/buy off/buy in Coders who can Inject their Wishes by Magic Proxy?
‘Microsoft: keep your sticky mitts off our language runtime’ .... Yeah, like anyone is likely to listen whenever their Keys Open a Treasure Chest or they have a Map to King Solomon's Mines.
Can you think of any good reason why it should not be a case of "embrace, extend and extinguish" for anyone who would pimp "embrace, extend and extinguish".
A what release?
What's a 'first-full' release?
One that's full of 'firsts' ?
Hmm yeah it's our code you can't have it. Oh and you want this add-on well that will be a $50 download thanks..
I never did see the whole thrill of the ".NET" maybe because I'm not a "real" programmer, just dabble in php, mysql and other web based stuff.
Closed to contributions doesn't mean closed source.
There are many open source projects that don't accept external contributions. Just because the source is provided and you are allowed to make changes doesn't mean that they have to use your changes. It would be helpful to know whether the DLR will continue to be licensed with the Ms-PL.
"Can you think of any good reason why it should not be a case of 'embrace, extend and extinguish' for anyone who would pimp 'embrace, extend and extinguish'."
Did you almost just make sense?
Making Steady Sure Progress
"@amanfromMars ... Did you almost just make sense?" .... By Edward Amsden
Posted Thursday 12th June 2008 18:23 GMT
No, of course not, you may have just understood, Edward. That bodes well for the Future. :-)
The DLR will continue to be licensed under Ms-Pl.
The DLR will continue to be licensed under Ms-Pl: