Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 19:53 UTC
Novell and Ximian We were well aware that Novell had put itself on the market, coyly winking at passers-by, displaying its... Assets. VMware was a contender, but things have played out entirely different: Novell has been bought by Attachmate Corp., with a Microsoft-led consortium buying unspecified intellectual property from Novell.
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RE[4]: PJ
by lemur2 on Tue 23rd Nov 2010 00:18 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: PJ"
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Of those programs, only one of those doesn't have a >= GTK equivalent: GNOME Do. Probably wouldn't take a year to re-implement it in some other language. Crap, write a mono program that translates to some other language, and use that as a stop-gap. That's just the worst-case scenario: A patent lawsuit happens, MS wins, and there's no more FOSS C#. Whoopdie-shit.

Agreed, mostly.

The Mono applications in GNOME that I know about which are frequently distributed are these:
FSpot, Banshee, Tomboy Notes, GNOME Do and Pinta

In order, comparable FOSS alternatives which do not depend on Mono would be:
digikam, Amarok, Basket Notes, krunner and Krita.

Personally, I prefer the second set anyway.

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