Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th May 2009 17:37 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
.NET (dotGNU too) "Microsoft is turning the source code for its embedded .Net Micro Framework over to the community and slowly withdrawing from that business, company officials are confirming. On the rumored list of teams most heavily impacted by second wave of Microsoft layoffs announced on May 5 was the .Net Micro Framework team - as well as the related MSN Direct unit. Indeed, both groups were affected, a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed on May 6."
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RE: Not quite...
by adkilla on Thu 7th May 2009 19:18 UTC in reply to "Not quite..."
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From the link in OP:

The .Net Micro Framework is one of a number of embedded platforms Microsoft has licensed to third parties and made available to teams inside the company. Others include Windows CE and Windows XPe.


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