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Nice to see Microsoft releasing the GW-BASIC source under the MIT license.

github.com/microsoft/GW-BASIC

Now any retro-hobbyists who know enough x86 assembly have a starting point for supporting embeddable scripting on ancient DOS systems.

@design_RG No problem. I only wish Microsoft were releasing QuickBasic 4.5 under MIT... or even just as a closed-source freely-redistributable compiler under the same terms as the 2.0 version of the Setup Toolkit from the Windows 3.1 SDK.

I grew up on QBasic 1.1 and always wanted the compiler. Now that I'm old enough to have acquired a copy, I'm reluctant to make my creations depend on compilers I can't share when I put the source on GitHub.

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