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OSNews: The Upcoming GNOME Monarchy of Mono

Jan 23, 2004, 07:00 (31 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)

"Unix was originally all about not being... Multics. If Mono is to follow a similar nomenclature (just for the kicks), we have to talk about Mono's upcoming 'monopolization' and 'monarchy' in the next generation of the Unix programming land. You see, if everything goes well, in 2 to 3 years most new Gnome user/desktop applications will be written--hopefully--in Mono and C#. Update: Miguel deIcaza replies.

"For the last 2 months I run Mono and GTK# on my Slackware 9.1 installation, trying to learn GTK#, and I have to say that I am very impressed by it so far. Installation was very easy for both packages (standard './configure; make; make install' stuff) and there is some online documentation and samples to get you started. There are also about 10-15 GTK# applications available by third parties coming with full source code so you can have a pick on them before starting your own application..."

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