A year after Australia's one-man army started pounding out code
for GNU/Linux's version of .Net, he's looking to double the quarter
of a million lines of code already written before done, and hopes
to do so in six months if he can convince some new 'code demons' to
sign up to the cause.
"'We're moving full-steam ahead,' said Rhys Weatherley, the
Brisbane developer who had written 254,423 lines of code by
December last year - just 12 months after throwing himself into his
"Portable.NET is designed to run on a variety of operating
system platforms - GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, MacOS, Windows, PDAs -
whereas Microsoft only caters for Windows, and its main focus is to
build a runtime engine, C# compiler, and C# system library for the
"Common Language Infrastructure" (CLI) platform - a European
Computer Manufacturer's (ECMA) standard - for Free Software..."