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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Michael Wallent on how Avalon came to be

Michael is General Manager of Windows Client Platform Division, the umbrella org that owns USER, GDI, GDI+, Accessibility, Desktop Window Manager, Advanced Reading Technologies/Cleartype and Windows Presentation Foundation (Avalon). He used to run the IE team and in this interview with Tim Sneath, provides a deep insight on why Avalon was conceived and the factors influencing some of the important decisions around which the platform was created.


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