Microsoft said on Monday that it is expanding a program to give its Most Valuable Professionals access to Windows source code. Last October, it 27 approved countries, mainly in Europe.for MVPs, who are technology enthusiasts outside of Microsoft recognized for their contributions to the company's online support community. The wider SLP effort now includes all MVPs who live in one of
"With this expansion of the MVP SLP eligibility, there will be an even larger community of MVPs able to offer quality help for people developing, deploying and securing Windows environments," Microsoft said. The program offers access to Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 as well as to future versions of the operating system.