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Is Microsoft burrying CIL/MSIL?

Is Microsoft burrying CIL/MSIL?

Is Microsoft burrying CIL/MSIL?

(OP)
Windows 10S is probably going to be short-lived but right now it is frustrating my plans for world domination.

Windows 10S differs to Home/Pro because it imposes UWP on developers. You simply cannot run an old MSI on 10S, and newly built UWP applictions target native libraries instead of CIL/MSIL assemblies.

I read somewhere (lost the website) that UWP makes it possible to compile C# to native binary code - has anyone here verified this? Does it magically happen under certain conditions? Was it bad information?

My C# UWP builds continue to generate MSIL. The only change is that they now target the odd UWP binary instead of .NET assembly. Could my inability to build a C# binary stem from poking and marshalling (historic) Win32 native binaries via (last generation) .NET MSIL assemblies that have not been ported to UWP?

RE: Is Microsoft burrying CIL/MSIL?

I wonder if this might be better asked in the Windows 10 forum?

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RE: Is Microsoft burrying CIL/MSIL?

(OP)
I take your point that Windows 10 forum might provide thoughts about the immediate problem, although I feared they might regurgitate Microsoft's marketing (I already tried Google).

Industry Trends forum might provide alternative past/present/future insights into the MSIL/CIL strategy (which also compiles and executes on Windows 9x, Macintosh, etc.) - this of course would only be valid if Microsoft's product strategy is not a random walk ;)

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