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Blow to open source on VS.NET: VSIP License forbids Open Source

Microsoft - why can't you feel his pain?

"For those of you not in the know (AKA, everybody) they recently switched back to the old distribution EULA, which essentially says, 'sorry, no open source' among other inane restrictions. "

Gee, thanks Microsoft.  I almost accidentally got productive there for a second.  You really helped me dodge a bullet there!

Now I get to ship product to my customers who license the source code with the caveat, "Oh, and don't forget that your developers will also need SharpDevelop on their computers to work with the developer test suite."

Update: Looks like I spoke too soon, as did Scott. See here and here for clarification, as well as in

the comments on Scott's post.

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