__/ [ The Ghost In The Machine ] on Tuesday 25 April 2006 19:00 \__
> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Roy Schestowitz
> on Tue, 25 Apr 2006 14:16:29 +0100
>> ,----[ Introduction ]
>> | Mono is an open source project (sponsored by Novell) that allows you to
>> | run .Net applications on Linux (as well as Unix, Mac OS X, Solaris and
>> | even Windows). To obtain it, go to the Mono download page and find
>> | the version you need for your distro.
> This is *news*? It's been able to run, at least partially
> (because some of the APIs are proprietary), .NET stuff
> for awhile now. :-) In fact, Mono 1.2 is in beta now.
As I said to Black Dragon yesterday, I feel "awkward" (that's the word I
impulsively used) prepending [News] to such items which, while new (as in
"recently published"), they are not always news and are sometimes opinions,
> The developer needs a little work to compete with Eclipse but
> the compiler works, last I checked.
> Cool stuff in some respects although I for one hope that Mono, or the
> runtime underneath it, can have a runtime optimizer similar to Java's.
It will probably come as it matures.
Roy S. Schestowitz
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