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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RE[3]: Comment by satan666
by adkilla on Mon 12th Jan 2009 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by satan666"
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If you go back to my original post:

While I applaud the efforts of the Mono people, they attempts at bringing Microsoft platform technologies to other platforms seems odd as it tries to bring MS's concepts of an operating environment to other platforms.

I mean come on, don't you find it odd that your Mono apps compile to exe and dlls with the need for a Windows like registry on Linux/Mac? Why force MS's concept of an operating environment and application behavior in other OSes?

I was pointing out that Mono should develop their own way or doing things that are platform agnostic instead of merely copying MS onto other platforms. What's wrong with that? Why let the future of Mono be determined by MS alone? Why can't developers have a true cross-platform framework that isn't "Windows everywhere"?


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