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CNET News: More Than An Open-Source Curiosity

Jul 16, 2004, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin LaMonica)

"To the uninitiated, the basic idea behind the open-source Mono project--to bring .Net to Linux--is kind of hard to grasp. How can Microsoft's .Net development platform, which is all about making life easier for Windows programmers, be used to write applications for Linux, Microsoft's bete noire?

"Yet after three years of toil, Miguel de Icaza, the founder of the Mono project, has managed to bring at least some of Microsoft's slick tooling to the Linux camp..."

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