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Microsoft will be phasing out the GotDotNet site by July 2007

Microsoft will phase out all GotDotNet functionality by July 2007. MS will phase out features according to the schedule below.

Phase Out Schedule
The GotDotNet phase out will be carried out in phases according the following timetable:

Target Date

Areas to be Closed

February 20

Partners, Resource Center, Microsoft Tools

March 20

Private workspaces, Team pages, Message Boards

April 24

GDN CodeGallery (projected date)

May 22

GDN User Samples (projected date)

June 19

GDN Workspaces (projected date)

MS is phasing out GotDotNet for the following reasons:

  • Microsoft wants to eliminate redundant functionality between GotDotNet and other community resources provided by Microsoft
  • Traffic and usage of GotDotNet features has significantly decreased over the last six months
  • Microsoft wants to reinvest the resources currently used for GotDotNet in new and better community features for our customers
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