Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Sep 2005 19:26 UTC
Mono Project "We consider Mono 1.1.9 stable enough to recommend it for all users. Those upgrading from the 1.0.x series should note that these notes only contain the differences between 1.1.8 and 1.1.9."
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RE[2]: Re: Legal Status
by collinm on Sat 10th Sep 2005 23:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Re: Legal Status"
collinm
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2005-07-15

why we need .net when java do a better job...
and java is free and open source

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RE[3]: Re: Legal Status
by rm6990 on Sat 10th Sep 2005 23:36 in reply to "RE[2]: Re: Legal Status"
rm6990 Member since:
2005-07-04

why we need .net when java do a better job...
and java is free and open source


Can I have some of what you are smoking? Java is not Open Source. It may be free as in free beer, but it is not F/OSS.

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RE[4]: Re: Legal Status
by on Sat 10th Sep 2005 23:49 in reply to "RE[3]: Re: Legal Status"
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Can I have some of what you are smoking? Java is not Open Source. It may be free as in free beer, but it is not F/OSS.

Wrong, gcj + GNU Classpath == F/OSS Java implementation. It just isn't as advanced as the proprietary solutions yet.

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RE[4]: Re: Legal Status
by Truthseeker on Sat 10th Sep 2005 23:52 in reply to "RE[3]: Re: Legal Status"
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2005-07-18

"Can I have some of what you are smoking? Java is not Open Source."

FreeJava? GNU Classpath already supports over 80% of JDK 1.5 and over 90% JDK 1.4. Plenty of F/OSS VMs to choose from also.

http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath/
http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath/stories.html#jvm

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RE[4]: Re: Legal Status
by kaiwai on Sun 11th Sep 2005 04:38 in reply to "RE[3]: Re: Legal Status"
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

Excuse me; I can get the source code to Java quite easily; its all available on SUN's website, licenced under their particular opensource licence.

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