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The Register: Gnome to be Based on .NET - de Icaza

Feb 02, 2002, 01:34 (187 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

[ Thanks to Ned Ulbricht for this link. ]

"How much do you love Microsoft's .NET? Enough to trust your Gnome applications to its APIs in the future?

"That's what Gnome leader Miguel de Icaza, believes should happen. Miguel calls .NET the "natural upgrade" for the Gnome platform, and enthused about the technology in an interview with us at LinuxWorld this week. Basing Gnome on the .NET APIs will cut development time significantly.

"He also had praise for the new Microsoft security model, dismissed the notion that Redmond was employing embrace and extend to its web services protocols, and put the message that the community should get over its beef with The Beast..."

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