F# is Open Source

Don Syme announced on 4th of November 2010 that the F# compiler and core libraries are released as open source under the Apache 2.0 license, you may download it here.

I think it is unprecedented that a commercially developed languages is released as open source in such an early stage, usually it rather happens when a technology fails to provide sufficient revenues.

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