At the PDC it was clear that many of
our customers love generics and want to know about how they are really
implemented. We were lucky enough
to have a couple of very skilled folks from inside Microsoft Research do a lot
of the initial implementation in the CLR.
Here is a paper they did on it a while back, there are only very minor
differences between this and what is actually in the shipping product. CLR
Syme or Andrew Kennedy did great work on