irascian wrote:
"competition to Amazon S3 hosting"

Hmmm, forgot about "Live Drive". That's a distinct possibility. If they did announce it, a million HotMail users would cry out in unison "WHY IS MY ACCOUNT STILL AT 250MB?!".
Found out my Hotmail acct is at 2gb.

ben2004uk wrote:
Don't forget they have had Jim Hugunin...Haven't really saw much about what the two are working on ...

IronPython 1.1 came out a few days ago. I don't know if he's still the primary on that though. He probably still owns it. I think they have a dynamic language TEAM in the CLR team now.