Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Apr 2006 12:02 UTC, submitted by SilentBob4
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu MadPenguin takes a look at Flight 5 of Ubuntu Dapper, and concludes: "All in all, Ubuntu 6.06 is gearing up to be quite an impressive release. Granted, I saw some bugs during my stay on the distribution, but can I really complain? It's not a full release, so it deserves some breathing room. Considering some of the horribly authored software I've looked at over the years, I feel that Ubuntu in pre-release form is more stable than other distros when they reach final release status. It's not quite in the league of Slackware and Red Hat/Fedora in that respect yet, but it's surely getting there in a hurry."
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RE[3]: The thing about Ubuntu is
by tristan on Mon 17th Apr 2006 21:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The thing about Ubuntu is"
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Like is should be?, nobody has do it in C thats why it's in C#, what difference would it make being done in C?

Mono is an excellent system, and C# is a very nice language. The rapid progress of apps like Banshee are a testament to the power of the managed code system.

But Beagle is a system daemon that runs permenantely, and as such needs to be as small and efficient as possible. That's exactly what C is good at, and what managed code cannot be. However much you pare it down, you're always going to have the overhead of the VM running in the background.

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