Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Jan 2009 10:54 UTC, submitted by Hiev
Mono Project Arstechnica reports that Mono, an open source implementation of .NET runtime, is bringing Microsoft's development technologies to some unexpected places, including the iPhone, Android, and the Wii.
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RE[2]: Comment by satan666
by Nelson on Sun 11th Jan 2009 23:57 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by satan666"
Nelson
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I do not get this unnecessary demonizing of the Mono community. They do Linux an immense favor by adding such a powerful language and framework to the platform.

I get it, some people are scared/hate Microsoft and proprietary platforms, but this is none of the sort. While I don't agree with Mono implementing patented and proprietary APIs (Outside those Microsoft has extended their OSP to), I do see nothing wrong with providing a clean implementation with OSS platforms built on top (See GTK# and MonoDevelop for awesome results of the Mono team's hard work).

I applaud them for their tireless efforts, and I wish some people could be more open minded.

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