[Mono-dev] What about renaming corlib to mscorlib and MWF to SWF?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Oct 27 16:23:47 EDT 2006


> > I think that we use the name corlib instead of mscorlib because MS stands 
> > for Microsoft and we want to avoid using that name. But note that ECMA specs 
> > use the name mscorlib.
> Could someone clarify what "we want to avoid using that name" means? 
> Does it just mean directory names used in SVN? Or more?

I did not want to have "ms" in the prefix many years ago, but it does
not really matter anyways;  We have things like Microsoft.JScript,
Microsoft.VisualBasic and a bunch of others.

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