Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Mar 2008 20:23 UTC, submitted by SomeMicroserf
OSNews, Generic OSes Microsoft has released source code from the Singularity research project onto Codeplex under an academic, non-commercial license. "The Singularity Research Development Kit is based on the Microsoft Research Singularity project. It includes source code, build tools, test suites, design notes, and other background materials. The Singularity RDK is for academic non-commercial use only and is governed by this license."
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RE[2]: So close, and yet so far
by google_ninja on Tue 4th Mar 2008 22:05 UTC in reply to "RE: So close, and yet so far"
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Well, its better then not releasing it ;-)

ROTOR is a .net framework done by MS for BSD, which is also under the MS-LA. Mono contributions require you saying you havn't looked at it. Same principals apply. It wouldnt be an issue if you worked on something like linux or haiku, but if you wanted to write a .net OS, reading anything in it would be quite dangerous.

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