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[2]: Ports?
by adkilla on Fri 8th May 2009 07:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Ports?"
adkilla
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Yeah the major problem of bytecode VMs is the upfront memory requirements to JiT all that bytecode into native machine code. I doubt this problem would go away in embedded devices for a long time to come.

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