- Given the runaway risk-aversion rampant at Autodesk
during this era, I didn't really expect this recommendation would be
acted upon, and it wasn't. On June 2, 1993 Bill Gates announced
precisely such a program under which Microsoft will license source
code for Windows NT to major research centres including Brown
University, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley,
University of Washington and Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.