Thursday, April 18, 2002
The Microsoft Macintosh "According to Browne, Microsoft intends to deliver .NET capabilities through future versions of Office and IE on the Macintosh. He specifically—and repeatedly—said that Microsoft will not offer a separate Macintosh .NET development platform or APIs to ISVs. Indeed, he noted in passing that all of Microsoft's Mac development is now hosted on Metrowerks tools. When asked about third-party access to the .NET APIs, Browne said: "If ISVs are interested in that, we should get together and approach Apple about it.""