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Comment Re:The real mystery (Score 1) 232

Which language will you use to write the CLR then? C# itself? Yes, it's doable. But then you can't use CLR to run your CLR implementation in C#, or it never ends. So you have to compile your C# code to binary, and consequently you can't rely on the features of CLR, such as memory management, what's the point of using C# then?
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New Coalition To Promote OSS To Feds 99

LinuxScribe writes "Red Hat, Mozilla, Novell, Oracle, and Sun are among the 50-plus member Open Source for America coalition that will be officially announced today by Tim O'Reilly at OSCON. The OSA will be a strong advocate for free and open source software, and plans to boost US Federal government support and adoption of FOSS. From their website: 'The mission of OSA is to educate decision makers in the US Federal government about the advantages of using free and open source software; to encourage the Federal agencies to give equal priority to procuring free and open source software in all of their procurement decisions; and generally provide an effective voice to the US Federal government on behalf of the open source software community, private industry, academia, and other non-profits.'"

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