Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 29th May 2004 15:39 UTC, submitted by t3rmin4t0r
.NET (dotGNU too) DotGNU Portable.net 0.6.6 has been released . Read the announcement here. It's been 2 months since the last release , threading has been rewritten twice , timers redone once , binary/SOAP serialization and lots of stuff done in Windows.Forms . This release includes Portable Studio IDE, MyXaml, Photo Tool (wx.NET), KDE DCOP Support, MDI and FileDialogs, Gtk-Sharp, Svg Rendering, XHTML Rendering .
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by Lumbergh on Sun 30th May 2004 02:34 UTC

pnet is going to be easier to bootstrap than mono because of mono's compiler being written in c# itself. pnet will compile faster because it's written in c instead of c#. pnet also probably runs on more platforms as of now. pnet has a windows implemention of Windows Forms that could probably work on mono with some tweaking - I've never tried.

mono has more of the class libraries fleshed out than pnet and also has a fairly mature JIT.

It's a bit of a shame that there hasn't been more cooperation between the two groups, but hey, that's the way the ball bounces in the open source world.