"I have to admit that I wasn't sure if Microsoft's decision to open source more of .Net would be met by cheers or jeers by those attending Build last week. I was curious if developers might see the move as an indicator that Microsoft no longer considered .Net valuable enough to keep in-house as part of its collection of crown jewels. Most of the devs with whom I spoke at the show seemed upbeat about the move, however.Microsoft's open sourcing of .Net: The back story | ZDNet
Hejlsberg told attendees of a press panel during Build that Microsoft is not abandonning .Net.
"We are actively investing in .Net going forward," Hejlsberg said, in response to an audience question as to whether Microsoft was putting .Net on the back burner.
"It's not going away," Hejlsberg said. "We are all in on .Net.""
Monday, April 07, 2014
Microsoft's open sourcing of .Net: The back story | ZDNet
Evidently .Net is still the bet