Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Jan 2009 10:54 UTC, submitted by Hiev
Mono Project Arstechnica reports that Mono, an open source implementation of .NET runtime, is bringing Microsoft's development technologies to some unexpected places, including the iPhone, Android, and the Wii.
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Comment by satan666
by satan666 on Sun 11th Jan 2009 19:47 UTC
satan666
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2008-04-18

Java is a better choice than C# in many ways.
1. Java is a more capable and more portable programming language.
2. Java is Open Source, C# is not.
3. By using C# applications, by programming in C# (especially on platforms other than Windows) you actually help Microsoft dominate the world.

Avoid Mono, Moonlight, Novell and Microsoft and maybe there is still hope for a better world.

Edited 2009-01-11 19:57 UTC

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RE: Comment by satan666
by Nelson on Sun 11th Jan 2009 20:15 in reply to "Comment by satan666"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Java is a better choice than C# in many ways.
1. Java is a more capable and more portable programming language.


What? How? That's certainly not what I've taken away from it in my years of using C#.


2. Java is Open Source, C# is not.


ECMA-334 is the C# Language Specification.


3. By using C# applications, by programming in C# (especially on platforms other than Windows) you actually help Microsoft dominate the world.


Lol.

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RE[2]: Comment by satan666
by adkilla on Sun 11th Jan 2009 21:19 in reply to "RE: Comment by satan666"
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2005-07-07
RE: Comment by satan666
by diegoviola on Sun 11th Jan 2009 21:16 in reply to "Comment by satan666"
diegoviola Member since:
2006-08-15

Java is a better choice than C# in many ways.
1. Java is a more capable and more portable programming language.
2. Java is Open Source, C# is not.
3. By using C# applications, by programming in C# (especially on platforms other than Windows) you actually help Microsoft dominate the world.

Avoid Mono, Moonlight, Novell and Microsoft and maybe there is still hope for a better world.


Couldn't agree with you more, people who use and encourage Mono/.NET are nothing but idiots.

Edited 2009-01-11 21:17 UTC

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RE[2]: Comment by satan666
by lsls on Sun 11th Jan 2009 23:38 in reply to "RE: Comment by satan666"
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2006-11-13

I also agree. All those developers and companies which thanks to Mono can now run their desktop and web applications in Linux are just idiots. All those companies which now can take advantage of a free operation system and contribute to it should better stick with Windows and leave us alone.

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RE[2]: Comment by satan666
by Nelson on Sun 11th Jan 2009 23:57 in reply to "RE: Comment by satan666"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

I do not get this unnecessary demonizing of the Mono community. They do Linux an immense favor by adding such a powerful language and framework to the platform.

I get it, some people are scared/hate Microsoft and proprietary platforms, but this is none of the sort. While I don't agree with Mono implementing patented and proprietary APIs (Outside those Microsoft has extended their OSP to), I do see nothing wrong with providing a clean implementation with OSS platforms built on top (See GTK# and MonoDevelop for awesome results of the Mono team's hard work).

I applaud them for their tireless efforts, and I wish some people could be more open minded.

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RE: Comment by satan666
by BallmerKnowsBest on Mon 12th Jan 2009 15:49 in reply to "Comment by satan666"
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2008-06-02

Avoid Mono, Moonlight, Novell and Microsoft and maybe there is still hope for a better world.


So basically, you're jealous of Microsoft's success and you think they should be held back - since the Open Sores eunuchs clearly aren't capable of competing on a level playing field.

Maybe all Microsoft employees should be given forcible lobotomies, Harrison Bergeron-style. The GNU/Freetards might actually stand a chance of catching up (not likely, though).

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