Article: Microsoft open sources C# standards work

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Microsoft open sources C# standards work

Microsoft is moving standardization of its object-oriented, type-safe C# language to a public repository of the .NET Foundation, providing a public space for ongoing work on the standard.

Everything from language innovation and feature design through implementation and standardization will now take place in the “open,” with conversations public. This will make standardization work easier, Microsoft said. The dotnet/csharpstandard repo on GitHub will be the working space for the ECMA C# standard committee.

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Article: Open Source C# now has a repository for documentation work

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Open Source C# now has a repository for documentation work

Open source C# is set to get a boost with the announcement of dotnet/csharpstandard, a home on GitHub for ongoing work to document the standard, to complement the official repository for C# language design at dotnet/csharplang and the dotnet/roslyn repository created for the compilers.

Announcing the development on the .Net blog, Microsoft’s Bill Wagner said the creation of dotnet/csharpstandard “completes” the move to open source, providing a public space for the ongoing work to document the standard for the latest C# language versions.

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