More Longhorn Fallout; More Technologies Delayed
The Microsoft Business Framework, like the Windows File System, is now a technology with no guaranteed ship date.By cutting the Windows File System (WinFS) feature out of both Longhorn client and server, Microsoft Corp. didnt affect only its next-generation Windows release. It also has set back technologies designed to be dependent on WinFS. One of the most prominent of these technologies is the Microsoft Business Framework (MBF). The Microsoft Business Framework is a set of developer tools and software classes designed to build atop Microsofts .Net Framework. Various Microsoft product groups, as well as some of its third-party software partners, are working to build a number of its productsincluding the Microsoft Business Portal, future releases of its Visual Studio .Net tool suite and its "Code Green" suite of business applications built on top of a single code baseall on top of the MBF layer.
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