Herman Venter announces the Common Compiler Infrastructure (CCI) as an
open source project
on codeplex! CCI is a set of tools and components that are useful to build compilers: readers and writers for MSIL and symbol files, and more.
You’ve may have heard and probably used different incarnations of CCI in the past: the FxCop introspection engine, ILMerge, Spec# or Code Contracts are using CCI in many ways. Now, you can use it too: just sync the sources, build it, tweak it, etc… It’s all there on codeplex at
ps: Sorry for the low quality of the sound, my new microphone is on it's way...
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