Linked by Kroc Camen on Tue 17th May 2011 12:05 UTC
Mono Project Two weeks ago we covered the news that the Mono development team were let go kicked out by the new owners of Novel, Attachmate, apparently to move operations to Germany. Miguel de Icazza, founder of Mono, has taken this opportunity to break off on his own and has started a new company, Xamarin, to bring commercial .NET development products to iOS and Android.
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Snooze
by Not2Sure on Tue 17th May 2011 23:48 UTC
Not2Sure
Member since:
2009-12-07

You can't even get .net devotees to code for WP7, so who actually wants a .net toolchain on android or iOS?

Answer.. no one.

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RE: Snooze
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 18th May 2011 06:08 in reply to "Snooze"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Might use it if it were completely cross platform and free. My understanding is that it is neither.

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RE[2]: Snooze
by tanishaj on Wed 18th May 2011 08:05 in reply to "RE: Snooze"
tanishaj Member since:
2010-12-22

Might use it if it were completely cross platform and free. My understanding is that it is neither.


Snooze.

I doubt that anybody really cares much what you do. Certainly a company providing commercial products is not going to lament losing you as a "customer". Your attitude does not remind me much of those that are our there creating compelling Open Source solutions.

Mono is completely cross platform. The GUI toolkit's on the mobile side are platform specific by design (because it is a good thing).

What exactly is "cross platform and free" that could break you out of your stupor? On iOS and Android? Ah, nothing? Correct.

So, your statement does not actually imply much of an argument.

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