Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Sep 2007 18:40 UTC
Gnome Ars has reviewed GNOME 2.20. "GNOME 2.20 was officially released last week after six months of development. The new version includes strong incremental improvements that contribute to a better user experience and provide more flexibility and integration opportunities for third-party software developers."
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RE[5]: Mono required
by Rehdon on Wed 26th Sep 2007 08:31 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Mono required"
Rehdon
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2005-07-06

You may be surprised at this little piece of news, but not all objections to software technology have to be technical. The guy expressed a legitimate concern, namely that in an unprecised future MS might be using Mono to strongarm or stop (or simply FUD about: see their stance on patent FUD) Gnome development.

So it doesn't matter how good Mono is on purely technical grounds, if it's a poisoned pill having it go down your throat nice and sweet can only make things worse for you.

Rehdon

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RE[6]: Mono required
by superstoned on Wed 26th Sep 2007 09:49 in reply to "RE[5]: Mono required"
superstoned Member since:
2005-07-07

Indeed. PPL fell all over Novell for the MS deal, but they love Silverlight and Mono. Well, in my book, Mono is NOT Free Software, as it's patent-ridden and it's future and development are controlled by Microsoft

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