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Mono is a disease? - A counter point

Jun 21, 2010, 17:03 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Casperson)

[ Thanks to Matthew Casperson for this link. ]

"Shane Shields recently posted an article suggesting that Mono was a disease created by Microsoft to propagate a flawed technology that will ultimately weaken Linux. It was an interesting read, but I would have to disagree.

"Like a lot of the anti Microsoft arguments going around, the article is written from a political point of view, that being Microsoft is bad, Linux is good, and the two should never mix.

"First, some questions were raised about the merits (or lack thereof) of C# as a programming language – "the programming language you have when you don't know a programming language."

"I'm not going to debate the merits of one language over another. What I will say is that .NET languages are very popular."

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