Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Aug 2006 19:10 UTC, submitted by Dolphin
.NET (dotGNU too) "Four short years ago, Microsoft unveiled its new framework/engine for programming and running applications in a virtual environment, and the world was stunned. Microsoft had introduced a run-time environment that was for the first time a true 'write once, run everywhere' implementation, but that was far from being the end. With .NET 3.0 on the loom, NeoSmart Technologies takes a look at how far .NET has come and just how long it can keep going."
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run everywhere
by Aaron1 on Fri 11th Aug 2006 19:54 UTC
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2006-01-19

Microsoft had introduced a run-time environment that was for the first time a true 'write once, run everywhere' implementation

I know mono can run some .net stuff now but before that was their anything other than Windows that could run .net? I'm having a hard time buying into the run everywhere concept.

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RE: run everywhere
by Clinton on Fri 11th Aug 2006 20:01 in reply to "run everywhere"
Clinton Member since:
2005-07-05

In Microsoft land, "everywhere" means 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista.

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RE[2]: run everywhere
by zetsurin on Fri 11th Aug 2006 21:08 in reply to "RE: run everywhere"
zetsurin Member since:
2006-06-13

"In Microsoft land, "everywhere" means 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista."

Actually, haven't Microsoft declared that "everywhere" now means 2000/XP/2003/Vista?

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RE[2]: run everywhere
by timosa on Sun 13th Aug 2006 06:19 in reply to "RE: run everywhere"
timosa Member since:
2005-07-06

It also means that you can run your software in both 32-bit and 64-bit environments without porting.

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