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Microsoft releases open source code

05 Apr 2004

Shocking but true! Microsoft has released the WiX toolkit as open source. WiX stands for Windows Installer XML (WiX) developer tool. The software has been released under an IBM license.

The shocking thing is that they are releasing it as open source AND they are releasing it on SourceForge.net - the world's largest Open Source software development website!

Is Microsoft just pretending to be the good guy or does it seriously want to test the waters ?!?!

I know this is too much, but, if an open-source Longhorn was released - I'd have a heart attack due to pure excitement :D.

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