Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th May 2011 20:41 UTC, submitted by lemur2
SuSE, openSUSE The first major effect of Attachmate buying Novell (and thus, SUSE) has come into, uh, effect. Novell, of course, is the birth place of Mono, the open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET framework. Reports indicate Mono developers have been fired as part of the streamlining process, but according to Attachmate's CEO, they weren't fired because of Mono.
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RE[5]: Let Mono transform
by juzzlin on Mon 9th May 2011 13:23 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Let Mono transform"
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The speed advantage of C++ has largely disappeared with modern optimizing JIT engines like Java and .NET have.

There are still advantages in memory footprint, program startup time and predictability.

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