Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Apr 2006 17:25 UTC, submitted by Mitarai
Mono Project "Novell today announced the beta program for Mono 1.2, which now includes support for Microsoft Windows.Forms to more easily port .NET client-side applications to Linux. Other enhancements in this beta release include additional platform and hardware support, virtual machine upgrades, and enhanced Java support, as well as significant performance, memory consumption and stability improvements." And on a related note, Novell also released the code to the server side of iFolder.
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RE[3]: snail speed
by marpaco on Wed 5th Apr 2006 10:48 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: snail speed"
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Microsoft has something called project ROTOR. If I remember correctly, it runs on FreeBSD and on Mac OS X.

However, project rotor is a very small subset of the .NET Framework and it is severly restrictive on its share source license.

I believe that you mostly can use it in Academia and not commercially. I am no longer a Microsoft employee, so I would not be the best person to give answers about MS intent on that project.

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