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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RE[3]: Great article
by Soulbender on Sat 12th Aug 2006 12:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Great article"
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

"the Asia/Pacific region what they have for their chat client, its going to be MSN"

Nice try but the AP region is much bigger than Aus & NZ. Yahoo, Gmail, ICQ and Jabber all have a fair share. Heck, Chikka is gigantic here (Philippines) and it's based on XMPP.
You are correct that AOL/AIM dont man jack outside the U.S.A though.

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RE[4]: Great article
by kaiwai on Sat 12th Aug 2006 22:15 in reply to "RE[3]: Great article"
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

Nice try but the AP region is much bigger than Aus & NZ. Yahoo, Gmail, ICQ and Jabber all have a fair share. Heck, Chikka is gigantic here (Philippines) and it's based on XMPP.
You are correct that AOL/AIM dont man jack outside the U.S.A though.


And the number who have computers in the Philippines who are of any substantial dollar value is SFA; look at established markets like Singapore and ask who is king.

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