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What does ms in mscorlib.dll stands for ?

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I was just wondering what does 'ms' in mscorlib.dll stands for ?. It
shouldn't be 'microsoft' else it defies the purpose of platform
interoperability. Mono guys call their main assembly - 'corlib.dll'.
I do not know if Mono is giving their assembly the wrong name or 'ms' is
microsoft ?

Please clear my doubts and confusion on this.

regards & thanks
Nov 22 '05 #1
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it is indeed microsoft. ms never promised platform interop, the mono guys took it upon themselves, and they are actually going to name it mscorlib as well (from what i've read).

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