> On Sun, 10 Dec 2006 15:53:57 -0500
> Jerry McBride <mcbrides9@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> You know, it probably wasn't in the begining.... but now... No way
>> would anyone with a brain do anything serious with mono...
> there is no point.
> anyone know of a distro that will include a jre in the default install?
> i don't think anything debian based does yet. it would be nice to see a
> jre in the default install. some time ago i gave up using java as my
> preferred platform in preference of perl/python, which do appear to be
> more portable.
> if a jre became popular in the default installs then it might become
> reasonable to use it again.
What's the big deal? The sun-jdk is available for free as a download...