Alexander Wolfe has an article on TechWeb about an open-source project to bring Team Foundation Server’s work item tracking and version control features.
A small, grass-roots development effort could presage better connections between Microsoft and the open-source community.
Working in their free time, two Australian software developers are creating a software plug-in to tie Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System into the open-source Eclipse environment. David Lemphers, a developer evangelist at Microsoft Australia, and Joe Sango, a senior developer at TeamForce, a software house in Victoria, Australia, last week set up shop on Sourceforge.net, an open-source Web site that hosts collaborative software projects. The two, who are working on the project independently of their jobs, are inviting in other developers and hope to have working software available in the near future.