Open Source WTL

The world’s gone crazy. MS looks like it’s gearing up for another open source release.

This project has just turned up on Sourceforge apparently registered to Nenad Stefanovic the maintainer of WTL.

WTL is a great way to develop windows applications in C++ (if there is such a thing) and it has a very active development community behind it. If they’ve now got a way to feed back bug fixes and the like then that’s got to be good.


It’s real:

From: Nenad Stefanovic
Sent: 12 May 2004 23:57
Subject: [wtl] ANN: WTL moves to Open Source!

Hello everybody,

WTL is now available as an Open Source project on WTL
is now part of the Microsoft Shared Code initiative that enables the
community to contribute to the project.

You can find the project at

Feel free to send your questions/comments/suggestions to me.