Microsoft reels in its .Net tag

by Steve Anglin

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According to the San Jose Mercury News on Saturday, Microsoft is apparently planning to "reel" in its .Net tag brand. Or is it .NET or .net? Anyway, that's probably best. According to this article, they'll eliminate the brand on the Windows OS. Applications will surely follow. Then according to this article, they'll use .Net in the following way:

"... identifying products and services that support Web services interoperability with a '.Net Connected' logo..." This likely refers to development languages and tools like ASP.NET and Visual Studio .NET.