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Simonyi has left Microsft..

Suprised this hasn't been posted  yet, but Simonyi has left MS to head up a new start-up called Intentional Software that focuses on programmer productivity.  Here's a link to textual version (aka no registration needed) of the NY Times article:

Tuesday, September 17, 2002

I wondered why we hadn't seen an Intentional Programming product from Microsoft yet.

Lucas Goodwin
Wednesday, September 18, 2002

And I believe he leaves with all the patents and ideas he helped create during his time at Microsoft. Ordinary people doesn't get these kind of deals.

Now I only pray for the day when MS decides to ditch hungarian notation, at least in DirectX.

Beka Pantone
Thursday, September 19, 2002

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