Mono, here we go again
Jun 16, 2009, 02:04 (24 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stefano Forenza)
"Still all the world uses FAT 32 and just one got sued. It will
be pretty interesting to see if and when the Linux kernel will
strip it. My guess is people are waiting for OIN to proof the
patent invalid. TomTom, though, didn’t had so much time.
"It's not about money, it's about control.
"Mono cannot be "disabled" via an incompatible change to
Microsoft.NET, for two reasons. Firstly, such a change would also
break every single existing app for Microsoft.NET (in fact, if it
were to happen, then the best option for those users would be to
run their apps with Mono instead). Secondly, support for
Microsoft.NET is a secondary goal for Mono -- if Microsoft change
something in .NET 5.0, then so what? It doesn't prevent Banshee or
GNOME Do from compiling and running fine on non-legacy systems like