Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2012 22:52 UTC
Linux Miguel de Icaza: "To sum up: (a) First dimension: things change too quickly, breaking both open source and proprietary software alike; (b) incompatibility across Linux distributions. This killed the ecosystem for third party developers trying to target Linux on the desktop. You would try once, do your best effort to support the 'top' distro or if you were feeling generous 'the top three' distros. Only to find out that your software no longer worked six months later. Supporting Linux on the desktop became a burden for independent developers." Mac OS X came along to scoop up the Linux defectors.
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c0m47053
Member since:
2011-05-12

There is a project on Google Code to port Paint.NET to Mono, but it hasn't had much activity in the last few years.

http://code.google.com/p/paint-mono/

Oddly, the last commit is by Miguel De Icaza. It was a fix for Mac OS.

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

It been there for a while, not much interest.

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ciplogic Member since:
2006-12-22

There is no need for updating paint-mono. It is already ported and kicking! Is named Pinta.

http://pinta-project.com/

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