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Posted on 20-05-24, 01:59
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...well, it's GWBASIC, in all its '80s assembly code splendor:
https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/microsoft-open-sources-gw-basic/
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Microsoft-Open-Source-GW-BASIC
https://slashdot.org/story/20/05/23/0046201/after-37-years-microsoft-open-sources-gw-basic

At this pace, we will have Visual Basic 1 opensourced next decade!

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Posted on 20-05-24, 03:43 (revision 1)
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I would say this is about the time these sorts of things should be falling into the public domain. It's commercially useless and now only has any value historically and educationally.

Good on MS for doing it all the same.
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