OSNews: Mini-Interview with Miguel de Icaza
Aug 09, 2002, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"As the founder and leader of the GNOME Foundation, Miguel is
one of the foremost luminaries in the Linux development community.
He brings this same excitement to his role as CTO of Ximian. Miguel
was instrumental in porting Linux to the SPARC architecture and led
development of the Midnight Commander file manager and the Gnumeric
spreadsheet. He is also a primary author of the design of the
Bonobo component model, which leads the way in the development of
large-scale applications in GNOME. Today, his primary project is
Mono. Read more for an exclusive mini-interview with Miguel.
"1. What is the current status of Mono? When do you
think the project will be reaching a good level of functionality,
enough to make big C# apps, like SharpDevelop, easier to port or
run on Linux?
"Miguel de Icaza: The core of Mono is pretty much